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.

Can I Stop Foreclosure Without Filing Bankruptcy?

December 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Can you stop foreclosure without filing bankruptcy? The answer depends upon how far in default you are on your mortgage payments. If your mortgage company hasn’t yet scheduled a foreclosure auction, you may have options better than bankruptcy. But once [ . . . ]

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. [ . . . ]

Should I File Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 to Stop Foreclosure?

July 29, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Which bankruptcy should I file? Chapter 7 is quick and easy, but Chapter 13 allows repayment of missed mortgage payments. Whether you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the “automatic stay” goes into immediate effect. The automatic stay prevents your [ . . . ]

How Bankruptcy Prevents Foreclosure

February 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Though most people automatically associate the word “bankruptcy” with disaster, fortunately that’s just not true. Bankruptcy can actually help prevent a debt-related catastrophe like foreclosure. And a good bankruptcy attorney will be there with you through every step of the [ . . . ]