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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

  • 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

  • He always responded quickly and intelligently.

    “Mr. Hensel made a difficult and uncomfortable situation as easy as possible for me. He always responded quickly and intelligently to my questions and never made me feel as if I were bothering him. He explained the unknown aspects of bankruptcy, the court system, and my options in clearly understandable terms. I felt confident that he was handling my case in the best possible manner and in my best possible interests. I feel lucky to have found the Hensel Law Office and I never hesitate to refer others who could use assistance - because I know they will get superior service and help.”

    Kelly

  • I greatly appreciate your time and effort.

    “It was a great pleasure and relief working with you through that tough time. I greatly appreciate your time and effort on our case. I will gladly and confidently recommend you to anyone I know facing a tough financial time requiring your expertise.”

    Jay

  • 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

  • Tom Hensel is definitely the right attorney to call!

    “I was referred to Tom Hensel by a friend. My first impression was not only was Tom professional but he's so kind and caring too. He helped my husband and I through an embarrassing, scary situation and definitely made it more positive one. He guided us through our options and helped us make the right decision for us which ended up being a chapter 7 bankruptcy. Tom was so knowledgeable and helped us throughout the whole process. He never once made us feel uncomfortable or dumb when we had questions. He was also very easy to get a hold of when questions would come up and would always return our calls and emails promptly. I strongly recommend Tom to anyone going through this kind of financial nightmare. Do yourselves a favor and call him right away. He will help you get on the right path again. Our only mistake was waiting so long to call him!! When we in court waiting our turn all the other attorneys referred to their clients as "The debtors" Tom on the other hand acknowledged us by our names. Little things mean a lot and that left a lasting impression with us. Tom Thank You again for all your help!!”

    Stacy S.