Lee Legal keeps abreast of the local economy in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. so you benefit from current developments. Lee Legal examines the legal and financial big picture to determine what options are best for you.

From income inequality to minimum wage to personal finance issues, we want you to feel comfortable with the solutions we present. Context is important.

Select the Best Bankruptcy Lawyer for You

January 22, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Select the best bankruptcy lawyer for you. Make a personal connection, communicate, and ask questions. If you have a problem and want to tell someone about it, then you will probably want to tell a friend. Friends listen, and although [ . . . ]

What Is Preforeclosure?

January 18, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Preforeclosure (or pre-foreclosure) is the period between default on a mortgage and the formal, legal foreclosure process. Mortgage companies typically distinguish these stages by the length of delinquency. The formal foreclosure process in Virginia and Maryland commences between three and [ . . . ]

Business Disputes: When It’s Time to Sue

December 27, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Most business disputes are the result of a breach of contract. Since contracts are written documents, the language of the contract, as well as the actions of the parties, will determine whether the dispute will result in litigation. Be reasonable [ . . . ]

Student Loan Debt in DC, Virginia, and Maryland

November 8, 2017 Brian V. Lee

In October 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a 50 State Snapshot of Student Debt. Since its formation, the CFPB has handled tens of thousands of complaints related to student loan lenders, servicers, and debt collectors. Student loan debt in [ . . . ]

New Chapter 7 Means Test Numbers Take Effect

November 1, 2017 Brian V. Lee

New Chapter 7 means test numbers take effect November 1, 2017. The means test numbers purport to state the median income per family size based on jurisdiction. To file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must qualify under the Chapter 7 bankruptcy [ . . . ]

We Fight the Good Fight

August 29, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Lee Legal takes on just a few carefully selected litigation cases each year. Every story has two sides, but we prefer cases where our client has the better story. We prefer not just to win, but to be right. At [ . . . ]

Big Change to Virginia Landlord and Tenant Law

June 30, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On July 1, 2017, a new law takes effect that represents a big change to Virginia landlord and tenant law. The law specifically affects tenants with landlords in foreclosure. Now leases terminate upon foreclosure. This is a big change and [ . . . ]

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