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? [ . . . ]

Six Common Foreclosure Mistakes

January 24, 2019 Brian V. Lee

If your mortgage lender commences foreclosure proceedings, educate yourself about the process so you can chart the best way forward for you. You have options — but do your best to avoid the most common foreclosure mistakes. Believing that once [ . . . ]

What is Foreclosure Loss Mitigation?

June 29, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Foreclosure loss mitigation is the process that mortgage lenders use to work with homebuyers who are behind on their mortgages. You may be able to modify your mortgage, obtain approval of a short sale, or otherwise more efficiently surrender the [ . . . ]

My Loan Modification Was Denied. Now What?

February 23, 2017 Brian V. Lee

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 [ . . . ]

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 [ . . . ]

Beware of Temporary Mortgage Modifications

December 1, 2010 Brian V. Lee

On December 1, 2010, Chris Dodd’s final Senate hearing featured testimony from senior Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac executives. These execs blame mortgage servicers for triggering the mortgage meltdown. As a bankruptcy lawyer practicing in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, I have [ . . . ]