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.

How to Prevent Foreclosure If You Lose Your Job

July 19, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Foreclosures in the United States have dropped to an 11-year low while unemployment has found a 44-year low. How the average American fares, however, does not reflect the circumstances of any particular individual. Statistics simply don’t make a difference when you’re [ . . . ]

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. [ . . . ]

Why is My Mortgage Company Suing Me in Washington, DC?

April 7, 2016 Brian V. Lee

With just 97 completed foreclosures, the District of Columbia had the nation’s lowest annual number of completed foreclosures in January 2016. But Washington, D.C. also had the fourth highest foreclosure inventory rate in January 2016 at 2.3 percent. So why is [ . . . ]

What is a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure?

May 12, 2010 Brian V. Lee

A “deed in lieu of foreclosure” is the legal transfer of ownership of real property to the primary mortgage holder. The deed in lieu of foreclosure, sometimes simply called “deed in lieu,” is an option to avoid foreclosure. A deed in lieu [ . . . ]

File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Delay Foreclosure

May 11, 2010 Brian V. Lee

If you are behind on your mortgage payments, your mortgage company will take legal action to foreclose on your home. Many homeowners are willing to take whatever measures necessary to keep their homes, even for an indefinite time. Chapter 13 [ . . . ]