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.

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 [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Can I Stop Foreclosure Without Filing Bankruptcy?

December 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Can you stop foreclosure without filing bankruptcy? The answer depends upon how far in default you are on your mortgage payments. If your mortgage company hasn’t yet scheduled a foreclosure auction, you may have options better than bankruptcy. But once [ . . . ]

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 foreclosure [ . . . ]

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