How to Write a Financial Hardship Letter

This article addresses how to write a financial hardship letter for loss mitigation, whether you’re seeking a modification, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, or short sale. If you fall behind on your mortgage, you will have to submit a lost mitigation package to avoid foreclosure. Part of the loss mitigation package is the financial hardship letter (or “letter […]

It is Time to Change DC’s Contributory Negligence Law

District of Columbia tort law is governed by the legal doctrine of contributory negligence. Under comparative negligence, a plaintiff can be completely barred from recovering damages if the plaintiff was 1% at fault for causing his or her own injuries. Contributory negligence leads to unfair results, and it is time to change DC’s contributory negligence […]

5 Tips to Protect Your Identity

Identity theft is a serious issue. In 2016, identity thieves stole $16 billion from 15.4 million U.S. consumers. Here are 5 tips to protect your identity. Get your credit report at least once a year. The best thing you can do to protect your identity is to obtain and review your credit report. You can […]

Student Loans Jeopardize Retirement for Older Americans

Retirement is supposed to be a time to leave behind the hassles and stress of the workforce. In many ways, retirement is the reward for a lifetime’s contribution to the economy and country. We usually consider student loans to be a problem for the young. But today’s retirees increasingly face crushing student loan burdens. Believe […]

Will D.C. Voters Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour this November?

On April 4, 2016, D.C. Superior Court Judge Maurice Ross cleared the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage ballot initiative in the District of Columbia this November. The bill is getting support from Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who formerly opposed the measure. Will D.C. vote to raise the minimum wage this November? Previous initiatives in […]

Happy Equal Pay Day from Lee Legal

The United States celebrates Equal Pay Day today. The purpose of the day, which was first observed in 1996, is to mark how long women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. On average, a woman in the United States must work about four extra months each year to earn the […]



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