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.

What Is Mortgage Reinstatement?

February 22, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Mortgage reinstatement is your first and best loss mitigation option when facing foreclosure. Mortgage reinstatement means catching up your missed mortgage payments, along with all associated late fees and charges. To reinstate, you must pay the full amount due and owing [ . . . ]

How Do We Reverse Extreme Wealth Concentration?

February 19, 2018 Brian V. Lee

The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) published a white paper titled Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us. The IPS is a multi-issue think tank that has been conducting research on inequality for more than 20 years. The key [ . . . ]

What is a Motion for Relief from Automatic Stay?

February 13, 2018 Brian V. Lee

In bankruptcy, a Motion for Relief from Automatic Stay (in short, an “MFRS”) is an attempt by a creditor to initiate or continue certain collection efforts. The Automatic Stay takes immediate effect in every bankruptcy case. The Automatic Stay prohibits creditors from [ . . . ]

How to Handle a Call from a Debt Collector

February 7, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Your cell number is your cell number, and you’re not changing it. You’d lose contact with too many people you care about. Unfortunately, everyone else has it, too. If you’re getting debt collection calls, you may have other things to [ . . . ]

Protect Your Tax Refund in Bankruptcy

February 5, 2018 Brian V. Lee

If you are due a tax refund and file bankruptcy, you must take proactive steps to protect it. Asset protection is a big part of what bankruptcy lawyers do. If you want to protect your tax refund in bankruptcy, talk [ . . . ]

The DC HomeSaver Program

January 29, 2018 Brian V. Lee

In September 2010, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) started the DC HomeSaver Program. The program is part of the Hardest Hit Fund and offers foreclosure prevention services for District of Columbia homeowners. A sliding scale of eligibility [ . . . ]

You Can’t Rush Litigation

January 25, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Most litigants would like to see the speedy resolution of their lawsuits. Litigation is time-consuming and expensive. But your litigation strategy should not indicate to your opponent that you are eager to settle or seem hurried to come to judgment. [ . . . ]

Select the Best Bankruptcy Lawyer for You

January 22, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Select the best bankruptcy lawyer for you. Make a personal connection, communicate, and ask questions. If you have a problem and want to tell someone about it, then you will probably want to tell a friend. Friends listen, and although [ . . . ]

What Is Preforeclosure?

January 18, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Preforeclosure (or pre-foreclosure) is the period between default on a mortgage and the formal, legal foreclosure process. Mortgage companies typically distinguish these stages by the length of delinquency. The formal foreclosure process in Virginia and Maryland commences between three and [ . . . ]

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