Lee Legal will help you understand the problems you are experiencing and help minimize the impact of litigation on your life.

We provide the tools to empower you so you understand your rights and can protect yourself.

We will help you define the scope of your case and prioritize your litigation goals. We ask targeted questions to focus in on what is important.

Lee Legal will explore all of the issues and take action when we find it in your best interest to do so.

D.C. Lawyer for Debt Defense

November 12, 2019 Brian V. Lee

Consider hiring a lawyer for debt defense if you are being pursued by a debt collector. Lee Legal serves the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and the D.C. suburbs of Maryland. To understand how the debt collection industry works, read [ . . . ]

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. [ . . . ]

The Debt Buying Industry

October 27, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Delinquent debt has given rise to an entire debt buying industry. When a debt becomes seriously delinquent, the bank holding the debt will write it off then sell it to a debt buyer, like Midland Funding, for a tiny fraction of [ . . . ]

Can a Debt Collector Message Me on Facebook?

August 26, 2016 Brian V. Lee

If you are being pressured to pay a debt, you know that collection agents can be relentless. A collection agency may be constantly bombarding you with demands for payment. Letters, phone calls, and . . . Facebook? That’s right. Social media makes [ . . . ]

Washington DC Area Tops List for CFPB Complaints Nationwide

May 28, 2016 Brian V. Lee

As of March 1, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) handled approximately 834,400 complaints, including approximately 22,800 complaints. The Washington, DC area has three of the top seven jurisdictions for CFPB complaints per capita. By a wide margin, Washington, [ . . . ]

Feds Investigating Banks for Debt Collection Abuse

May 30, 2013 Brian V. Lee

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will investigate banks for filing hundreds of thousands of abusive debt collection lawsuits. In many cases, debt buyers use shoddy records or flimsy affidavits in support of these lawsuits. According to the [ . . . ]

Debt Collection Companies and Negotiating Debts

April 30, 2013 Brian V. Lee

Many of my clients get debt collection calls and and debt demand letters, and many of these calls and letters come from just a few debt collection agencies. All of the big banks contract out their default and delinquent accounts [ . . . ]

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