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Michigan Foreclosure Lawyer

Defending Against Foreclosure in Michigan

Financial problems can be caused by many different situations, including the loss of a job, a divorce or an unexpected health crisis. You can also get into financial trouble by using too many high-interest credit cards or simply spending more than you make. Overwhelming debts can have many undesirable consequences, such as creditor harassment, lawsuits and the repossession of your personal property. If you are a homeowner and can no longer make your mortgage payments, you may even lose your home through foreclosure.

Consulting a bankruptcy attorney is the best way to find out about your options under Michigan foreclosure law. A lawyer can review your entire financial situation and give you valuable advice regarding your mortgage. My firm, Hensel Law Office, PLLC, has represented clients in financial trouble for over 12 years. I know how upsetting it can be when you can no longer pay your bills and are facing foreclosure.

When I work with clients, I make sure they understand their rights and provide personalized service when addressing their debt problems. If filing for bankruptcy is the best solution, I will manage every aspect of your case.

Ways to Prevent Foreclosure

In Michigan, a lender can start foreclosure proceedings through either filing a lawsuit or competing procedures outside of court. However, even if the foreclosure process has started, you have several options available to save your home.

Even if your financial situation is bleak, there can by several ways to prevent a foreclosure, including:

  • Loan modification
  • Deed in lieu
  • Strategic default
  • Short sale
  • Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy

We Can Help You Avoid Foreclosure

Because I am a solo practitioner, you will never have to worry about being passed around between attorneys, or deferred to a paralegal or secretary. I provide a free initial consultation where you can discuss your situation in a confidential setting and am available evenings and Saturdays by appointment. My rates are affordable and I also offer payment plans to make it easier for you to get whatever legal help you need.

My firm provides legal assistance to debtors who live in Sterling Heights, Warren and many other communities in Michigan. Call us today to learn how we can help you save your home.

Client Testimonials

  • We have and will continue to recommend you to others in need of a fresh start.

    “Dear Tom, my husband and I wanted to express our deepest thanks for the help you gave us during our embarrassing and stressful time. I was very impressed that you returned every phone call in a timely manner. You were able to explain exactly what was going to happen in words that "we" could understand. You answered every question we threw at you. The whole bankruptcy process from start to finish was complete in the time you told us it would take. Your professionalism yet friendliness made the whole experience for us almost enjoyable... almost! We have and will continue to recommend you to others in need of a fresh start.”

    Melissa

  • You made a difficult experience so much easier.

    “Back a few years ago, you helped me through a bankruptcy. I still tell people how you made a difficult experience so much easier, with your clarity, support, and friendly approach to the law. I'm still very appreciative for all your help – it really helped to pull me out of a difficult place and put my life back on track.”

    Eric

  • He is respectful and down to earth with his approach to very complicated legal matters.

    “Hensel Law Office has helped me during a very difficult time in my life. Tom has done a wonderful job with my Chapter 13 case. He always kept in touch with me and explained everything in terms I could understand. I would highly recommend Mr. Hensel to anyone who is facing any bankruptcy filing. He is respectful and down to earth with his approach to very complicated legal matters.”

    Sandra

  • We couldn't have gotten through this difficult process without Tom.

    “We couldn't have gotten through this difficult process without Tom. We evaluated a number of bankruptcy attorneys and found Tom to be the most knowledgeable and compassionate. He takes the time to explain all aspects of the process and answers your questions thoroughly and promptly both in person and via email. He knows the law and ensures that you receive the best treatment possible depending on your particular situation.”

    T & J

  • Professional, competent, empathetic attorney.

    “My husband and I were forced into a position to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. We were devastated and mortified that we had to choose that route, but Tom eased our stress about the filing and court hearing process, as he thoroughly explained what Chapter 7 entails, as well as exactly what to expect during and after the filing process; he was accurate on each point that he advised us on. Tom also kept in frequent contact with us and responded quickly to any questions or concerns that we had while we worked with him. Tom's expertise and tact was invaluable for us, and we will absolutely recommend him to any of our friends and relatives that may find themselves in similar positions to ours. Thank you, Tom, for your dedicated help during this process.”

    EJO