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 a Notice of Intent to Accelerate?

November 8, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Almost every mortgage contains the requirement that your lender send a Notice of Intent to Accelerate before it can initiate foreclosure proceedings. What is a Notice of Intent to Accelerate? Sometimes called a Default Letter, the Notice of Intent to [ . . . ]

Setting Realistic Foreclosure Defense Objectives

October 30, 2018 Brian V. Lee

If you are facing foreclosure, you must take a pragmatic, level-headed approach to your foreclosure defense objectives. Often time is of the essence, and it will do you no good to explore unrealistic avenues of resolution. One important service that [ . . . ]

States Should Impose Foreclosure Deadlines on Mortgage Lenders

October 5, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Individual states should impose foreclosure deadlines on mortgage lenders. Forcing lenders to foreclose within specific timelines would solve several problems facing individual homeowners as well as entire neighborhoods. States must individually legislate changes to foreclosure procedures because foreclosures are governed [ . . . ]

How to Recover from Foreclosure

September 7, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Facing foreclosure on your home can be one of life’s biggest challenges. You have options if you want to save your home, but sometimes allowing the foreclosure to take place is your best option. If you have to let go [ . . . ]

How to Prevent Foreclosure If You Lose Your Job

July 19, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Foreclosures in the United States have dropped to an 11-year low while unemployment has found a 44-year low. How the average American fares, however, does not reflect the circumstances of any particular individual. Statistics simply don’t make a difference when you’re [ . . . ]

What is Foreclosure Loss Mitigation?

June 29, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Foreclosure loss mitigation is the process that mortgage lenders use to work with homebuyers who are behind on their mortgages. You may be able to modify your mortgage, obtain approval of a short sale, or otherwise more efficiently surrender the [ . . . ]

Will I Be Able to Rent After Foreclosure?

June 15, 2018 Brian V. Lee

You will be able to rent after foreclosure, even if it may be a bit more difficult. You’re already going through the stressful process of foreclosure. But finding a new place to live and moving can be just as stressful. [ . . . ]

Stop Foreclosure Immediately

May 4, 2018 Brian V. Lee

You may have done everything that you could to stop foreclosure on your own. But if your lender schedules an auction, you must take steps to stop foreclosure immediately. Before an auction is scheduled, you have lots of foreclosure prevention [ . . . ]

Make the Most of Foreclosure Mediation in Washington DC

April 27, 2018 Brian V. Lee

In order to foreclose in the District of Columbia, a mortgage lender must submit to mandatory foreclosure mediation. The District’s Foreclosure Mediation Program requires lenders to mediate in good faith with borrowers. Foreclosure litigation in DC offers several stages at which [ . . . ]

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