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.

Feds Sue the Nation’s Largest Debt Settlement Company

November 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On November 8, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued the nation’s largest debt settlement company, Freedom Debt Relief, part of the Freedom Financial Network. According to the CFPB, Freedom deceives consumers by charging them without without settling their [ . . . ]

How Long Does Foreclosure Take?

May 4, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Several factors affect how long it takes to complete a foreclosure in the District of Columbia. You may be living in the property, or you may have it rented. You may need some time to find a new place to [ . . . ]

Does Foreclosure Hurt Your Security Clearance?

April 28, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Between four and five million Americans have security clearances, but recent data suggest that security-cleared employees are less in demand as they used to be. Still, jobs requiring security clearances continue to command higher compensation and remain very highly sought-after in [ . . . ]

Washington DC Foreclosure Notice Requirements

April 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Washington, D.C. is a judicial foreclosure jurisdiction. In judicial proceedings, the defendant must be given specific notices at every step of the foreclosure process. You have rights if you are facing foreclosure in Washington, D.C., but you must act to [ . . . ]

Use Your Tax Refund to File Bankruptcy

April 3, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Attorneys fees used toward bankruptcy are exempt from distribution. In most cases, your entire tax refund can be protected in bankruptcy. But if you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you should also consider how much it will cost to file. [ . . . ]

Hire an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney

November 14, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Almost a year ago on December 1, 2015, major changes to the official bankruptcy forms took effect. One of the stated purposes of the changes was to make the forms easier. Unfortunately, the new forms did not accomplish that goal. [ . . . ]

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