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.

Will a Loan Modification Hurt My Credit Score?

February 11, 2019 Brian V. Lee

If you fall behind on your mortgage, you have options, but you must be proactive. One of the best ways to get back on track with your mortgage is loan modification. But will a loan modification hurt your credit score? [ . . . ]

Will Unpaid Student Loans Affect My Credit Score?

January 8, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Total student loan debt in the U.S. has reached $1.5 trillion, and the average student borrower graduates with nearly $40,000 in student loans. The number of college students taking out loans has tripled in just the last decade. Yet most [ . . . ]

Freeze Your Credit, Don’t Lock It

August 20, 2018 Brian V. Lee

A new law — the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act — takes effect on September 21, 2018. The law requires the big three credit bureaus to offer free fraud alerts and credit freezes. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion [ . . . ]

How Your Credit Score is Calculated

February 21, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Your credit score is calculated using the “FICO Five” factors: payment history, credit balances, length of history, credit mix, and new credit. Instead of having a single credit score, however, you actually have three. Each of the the three major [ . . . ]

The Credit Bureaus Have Too Much Power

April 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Have you seen John Oliver’s take on the Big Three credit bureaus, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian? The credit bureaus have too much power, and we must more regulate the credit reporting industry. This is especially true since all three bureaus [ . . . ]

Bankruptcy Will Not Kill Your Credit

June 19, 2012 Brian V. Lee

Bankruptcy will not kill your credit for 10 years. Many of the clients who come into my office think that. This common misperception is the result of an intense and extended propaganda campaign by institutional lenders and credit card companies. Obviously, [ . . . ]

Repairing Your Credit After Bankruptcy

April 28, 2010 Brian V. Lee

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy protection, you have likely considered what effect it will have on your future finances. After all, bankruptcy is a matter of public record, and the bankruptcy will remain on your credit report for 10 [ . . . ]