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.

Can I Get My Home Back After Foreclosure?

February 26, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Clients frequently call our office to ask whether a foreclosure auction can be reversed. I often get asked, “Can I get my home back after foreclosure?” The foreclosure rate across the Washington, D.C. metro area has dropped considerably since the [ . . . ]

Building Credit After Filing Bankruptcy

February 23, 2016 Brian V. Lee

If you’ve filed for bankruptcy, then you’ve made the decision to give yourself a fresh start and free yourself from crushing debt. You’ve made the decision to reduce the stress in your life. You have decided to get a fresh [ . . . ]

Zombie Foreclosures Can Eat Into Your Home Value

February 18, 2016 Brian V. Lee

A “zombie foreclosure” is a property where the homeowner moves out after foreclosure has been started, but for some reason the foreclosure auction gets cancelled and title is never legally transferred to a new owner. So title to the property [ . . . ]

How Bankruptcy Prevents Foreclosure

February 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Though most people automatically associate the word “bankruptcy” with disaster, fortunately that’s just not true. Bankruptcy can actually help prevent a debt-related catastrophe like foreclosure. And a good bankruptcy attorney will be there with you through every step of the [ . . . ]

5 Reasons Why NFL Players Declare Bankruptcy

February 7, 2016 Brian V. Lee

NFL players declare bankruptcy with surprising regularity. Warren Sapp, the seven-time Pro-Bowler and Hall of Fame defensive tackle, earned a whopping $82 million during his 13-year career that ended in 2007. By the spring of 2012, however, Sapp had filed [ . . . ]

The Effects of the Great Recession on American Wealth

February 5, 2016 Brian V. Lee

I just finished reading the 12th Edition of State of Working America, which provides some excellent insights into the effects of the Great Recession on American wealth. The book is the work of the Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit [ . . . ]

Is America Stuck?

February 2, 2016 Brian V. Lee

A few months ago I read an article in Esquire called Stuck. When I was searching for the link to the article (you need a subscription to Esquire to read it) I found the video above, which features the author [ . . . ]