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.

Your Best Foreclosure Defense is Persistence

November 29, 2017 Brian V. Lee

per · sis · tence 1. going on stubbornly or resolutely despite opposition or warning 2. insistent repetition of a question or opinion In Washington, D.C. you need both of these definitions to put forth a strong foreclosure defense. Your best [ . . . ]

Spend Time, Not Money, During the Holidays

November 22, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Increasingly, Americans are experiencing time famine, the feeling of having too much to do and not enough time to do it. Life is so fast-paced now. The feeling of not having enough time can drastically affect your level of happiness. In [ . . . ]

Bankruptcy Could Help You Keep Your Security Clearance

November 20, 2017 Brian V. Lee

All security clearance levels are subject to periodic reinvestigation. Confidential clearances require renewal every 15 years, Secret requires every 10 years, and Top Secret requires reinvestigation every 5 years. Bankruptcy will definitely affect your initial security clearance review and, in [ . . . ]

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

November 15, 2017 Brian V. Lee

The recent Equifax breach has left 145.5 million Americans facing a lifetime of higher risk for credit fraud. All Americans should now assume that their most sensitive financial data has been compromised. Here are 4 tips to protect yourself from [ . . . ]

Feds Sue the Nation’s Largest Debt Settlement Company

November 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On November 8, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued the nation’s largest debt settlement company, Freedom Debt Relief, part of the Freedom Financial Network. According to the CFPB, Freedom deceives consumers by charging them without without settling their [ . . . ]

Student Loan Debt in DC, Virginia, and Maryland

November 8, 2017 Brian V. Lee

In October 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a 50 State Snapshot of Student Debt. Since its formation, the CFPB has handled tens of thousands of complaints related to student loan lenders, servicers, and debt collectors. Student loan debt in [ . . . ]

New Chapter 7 Means Test Numbers Take Effect

November 1, 2017 Brian V. Lee

New Chapter 7 means test numbers take effect November 1, 2017. The means test numbers purport to state the median income per family size based on jurisdiction. To file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must qualify under the Chapter 7 bankruptcy [ . . . ]