Foreclosure Lawyers

Why hire a Foreclosure attorney?

A foreclosure attorney can figure out how to keep your home or, if that is not an option, how to make money off its sale. A lawyer will defend you against foreclosure, negotiating with your creditors and helping you find alternatives, such as a short sale, so that you receive the most money back.

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Did You Know?

In 2012, there were over two million foreclosure filings. Using a bankruptcy attorney to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy has the potential to stop a mortgage foreclosure in its tracks.
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