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? [ . . . ]

How to Find Out If You Have a Debt in Collection

June 2, 2017 Brian V. Lee

If you’re concerned about your credit score, you probably want to know if you have any debts in collections. Having debt in collection can badly harm your credit score. And the damage can multiply if unaddressed. Creditors often report debts to [ . . . ]

What Does It Mean When a Debt is Charged Off?

February 1, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Many people experience a feeling of relief when they see on their credit reports that an old debt has been marked as “Charged Off.” Some think that these debts have been forgiven because a creditor has charged off the debt. [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Credit Monitoring Services are a Waste of Money

December 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Many companies (like LifeLock, Identity Guard, and IdentityForce) offer to monitor your credit report and alert you if something suspicious happens. These companies charge a monthly fee, between $9.99 and $29.99 per month. All three credit bureaus also offer credit monitoring services for various [ . . . ]

How Long Will Bankruptcy Stay on My Credit Report?

March 30, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Bankruptcy can be a life-changing decision. You should definitely educate yourself as much as possible about the ramifications before you file. Your specific circumstances will determine whether bankruptcy is the right choice for you. But you must keep your long-term [ . . . ]

Should I Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

August 1, 2015 Brian V. Lee

Once you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be flooded with new credit card offers. It may seem counter-intuitive, but you should get a credit card after bankruptcy. Credit card companies are not doing you a favor. Once you receive [ . . . ]

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