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.

When It’s Time to Give Up Your Home to Foreclosure

June 12, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Washington, D.C. homeowners facing foreclosure should very carefully examine their options, including voluntary surrender.  Three conditions primarily determine when it’s time to give up your home to foreclosure. Affordability. If you can’t make your monthly mortgage payment anymore, remaining in your [ . . . ]

How Long Does Foreclosure Take?

May 4, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Several factors affect how long it takes to complete a foreclosure in the District of Columbia. You may be living in the property, or you may have it rented. You may need some time to find a new place to [ . . . ]

Does Foreclosure Hurt Your Security Clearance?

April 28, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Between four and five million Americans have security clearances, but recent data suggest that security-cleared employees are less in demand as they used to be. Still, jobs requiring security clearances continue to command higher compensation and remain very highly sought-after in [ . . . ]

Washington DC Foreclosure Notice Requirements

April 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

Washington, D.C. is a judicial foreclosure jurisdiction. In judicial proceedings, the defendant must be given specific notices at every step of the foreclosure process. You have rights if you are facing foreclosure in Washington, D.C., but you must act to [ . . . ]

Does Foreclosure Terminate a Lease?

March 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

If you rent your home and your landlord is in foreclosure, you are fully justified in wanting to know: Does foreclosure terminate a lease? You may have an excellent relationship with your landlord, but if your landlord is in foreclosure, [ . . . ]

My Loan Modification Was Denied. Now What?

February 23, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

If your loan modification was denied, you may still have options. If you intend to keep your home and are willing to put in the extra work, then you may still be able to obtain a modification. Here’s what to do [ . . . ]

Will Foreclosure Affect My Spouse’s Credit?

February 3, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

When facing foreclosure, wanting to protect your spouse is a natural instinct. Whether your foreclosure will affect your spouse depends upon whether the mortgage loan was a joint debt. Going through a foreclosure is never easy. But a foreclosure is even more [ . . . ]

Top 5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Foreclosure

January 27, 2017 Brian V. Lee 0

A foreclosure stays on your credit for seven years. But the effects of foreclosure on your credit immediately start to diminish once the foreclosure has been completed. The same isn’t true for people. Losing a home is tough. Here are the Top [ . . . ]

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