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.

Does Foreclosure Show Up on a Background Check?

December 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Running a personal background check can tell a potential employer or landlord a lot about you. Today’s background checks include more than just your criminal record. Background checks also reveal prior addresses, previous employers, and your credit history. But does foreclosure [ . . . ]

Will Partial Payments Delay Foreclosure?

December 12, 2016 Brian V. Lee

If you have missed mortgage payments, you may wonder: Will partial payments delay foreclosure? In most cases, unfortunately, the answer is No. If your mortgage company actually accepts your payment, they will not apply it to your most recent bill. [ . . . ]

Top 6 Reasons Loan Modifications Are Denied

October 25, 2016 Brian V. Lee

When facing foreclosure, the best way to get your mortgage back on track is to obtain a modification. You will need to complete your lender’s loss mitigation package. Loss mitigation involves the submission of various financial documents and a Request for [ . . . ]

Foreclosure Defense in Washington, D.C.

September 29, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Lee Legal provides foreclosure defense in Washington, D.C. We defend homeowners and commercial property owners facing foreclosure in D.C. Superior Court. If you receive a Complaint for Judicial Foreclosure, there are deadlines to file papers with the court. Once you are served, you [ . . . ]

Loss Mitigation Waterfall Should Continue Post-MHA

September 16, 2016 Brian V. Lee

In July 2016 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report titled Guiding Principles for the Future of Loss Mitigation. The report lists several “lessons learned” from the financial crisis and makes recommendations to mortgage lenders and servicers for a [ . . . ]

Will I Owe Money After Foreclosure?

August 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Many people who call our office want to save their homes from foreclosure. In other cases, a foreclosure has already taken place. There are many different reasons why a foreclosure may be scheduled, ranging from market conditions to change in homeowner circumstances. [ . . . ]

Should I File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 to Stop Foreclosure?

July 29, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Which bankruptcy should I file? Chapter 7 is quick and easy, but Chapter 13 allows repayment of missed mortgage payments. Whether you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the “automatic stay” goes into immediate effect. The automatic stay prevents your [ . . . ]

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