If you want to stop foreclosure in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia, you must act quickly to protect your rights. If you have missed mortgage payments and a foreclosure auction or court hearing, contact the foreclosure lawyers at Lee Legal today. Your lender will not stop the foreclosure process until the sale of your home is complete. We will fight for your rights.

The experienced foreclosure prevention attorneys at Lee Legal can help you determine your options. You may want simply to “buy some time” in which to figure out which option is right for you. We can help you:

  • Delay or stop a foreclosure sale or auction
  • Obtain a modification, short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure
  • File Chapter 13 bankruptcy to stop foreclosure
  • Negotiate more favorable mortgage terms
  • Review mortgage documents to determine chain of title
  • “Strip” unsecured equity loans

We will work closely with you to identify and prepare a strategy specific to your individual circumstances and goals. Lee Legal will help you examine all of your options. Foreclosure can have a serious impact on both your credit score and tax liability, so you should seek legal advice on how best to proceed.

Hire a foreclosure attorney familiar with every aspect of the foreclosure process. If you are facing foreclosure, you have options, but you must be proactive! Don’t wait until it is too late.

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure in Virginia

September 26, 2013 Brian V. Lee

If you can’t pay your mortgage and take no action, chances are good that you are going to lose your home. Default on a mortgage invariably leads to foreclosure in Virginia. However, foreclosure is usually the very worst possible alternative. [ . . . ]

Student Loan Discharge in Virginia

September 24, 2013 Brian V. Lee

According to American Student Assistance, around 60 percent of all students attending college or pursuing higher education borrow money to pay for tuition. As of 2012, the average student loan balance among all age groups was $24,301, with around a [ . . . ]

You Can’t Go to Jail for a Debt

September 22, 2013 Brian V. Lee

A long time ago, when our country was very young, the U.S. had separate prisons for people who could not repay their debts. We called these jails “debtors’ prisons.” Today, we think it preposterous to throw someone in jail for [ . . . ]

What is a Deficiency Judgment?

September 17, 2013 Brian V. Lee

A deficiency judgment is a court judgment that a mortgage lender gets against a homeowner after a foreclosure. Many states prohibit deficiency judgments, but Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia all allow them. Different states impose different limits on [ . . . ]

Can Refinancing Stop Foreclosure?

September 10, 2013 Brian V. Lee

If you default on your mortgage, the mortgage lender will foreclosure on your property. The bank will enforce its legal right, as a secured creditor, to repossess and sell the property. At foreclosure auction, the lender attempts to recover the money [ . . . ]

What is a Foreclosure in Virginia Like?

September 5, 2013 Brian V. Lee

Mortgage lenders use the legal process of foreclosure to recover the unpaid balance of a mortgage by selling real property. Foreclosure can severely damage a homeowner’s credit. And foreclosure can be devastating to a family that loses their home. Foreclosures [ . . . ]

Can I Keep a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

September 3, 2013 Brian V. Lee

If you are filing for bankruptcy, you should know that it’s sometimes difficult to obtain unsecured credit after you file. You may wonder whether you can keep a credit card after bankruptcy to use in emergencies. The answer is that [ . . . ]