Seattle and Tacoma Mortgage Attorneys

Handling a wide variety of mortgage-related legal matters

Taking out a mortgage is essential for the large majority of American homeowners. Mortgages allow individuals and families to own their own property, which is generally the biggest asset they have. For this reason, a significant amount is at stake if anything legal issues arise regarding a mortgage. At the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess in Seattle and Tacoma, our experienced real estate attorneys are committed to helping homeowners find solutions for their mortgage-related legal disputes.

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If you have any type of legal matter involving a mortgage, call one of our offices at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000 to discuss your case as soon as possible.

Mortgage Issues Homeowners may Face

The following are some of the legal issues with which American homeowners may need assistance:

Foreclosure—This is perhaps the most common legal matter related to mortgages that arise in the state of Washington and throughout the United States.  Fortunately, if you are facing a possible foreclosure due to falling behind on your mortgage, both federal and state laws give you some options to try to keep your home. There are many ways to negotiate with mortgage lenders and resolve the issue without losing your home, including mediation, loan modification, and more. An experienced attorney can help you explore all possible options to overcome foreclosure proceedings.

Foreclosure scams—With the rise in foreclosures in recent years, the potential for foreclosure scams has also, unfortunately, uncreased. Scammers offer to rescue desperate homeowners from foreclosure by offering options that may seem too good to be true and often result in the homeowner losing their property or falling much farther into default. If anyone offers a scheme to “rescue” you from foreclosure, always discuss it with an experienced lawyer before you agree to anything.

Predatory lending—Predatory lending occurs when mortgage lending uses deceptive or fraudulent tactics to impose abusive and unfair repayment terms on mortgage borrowers. If you have been unknowingly subjected to unfair loan terms that make it impossible for you to pay your mortgage, an attorney can help you hold that predatory lender accountable and help you gain control of your payments.

Contact an experienced mortgage attorney for help today

If you have any legal concerns regarding your mortgage, you do not want to risk losing your home because you did not have quality representation by an experienced mortgage attorney.

If you are facing mortgage issues in Seattle or Tacoma, call the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess for help at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000 today.

Attorney Robert Dickson

Attorney Robert DicksonThe core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners. His is a practical approach to law, which strives to balance the need for a successful legal outcome with a client’s financial goals (or constraints). Outside of his private practice, Rob serves as an adjunct professor at the Seattle University School of Law where he teaches real estate litigation. [ Attorney Bio ]

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    Attorney Thomas L. Dickson

    Thomas L. Dickson

    Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the firm. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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    Attorney Heather Burgess

    Heather Burgess

    Heather represents property owners and developers in all phases of real estate development, from pre-acquisition due diligence through local permitting and appeals.

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    Attorney Robert P. Dickson

    Robert P. Dickson

    The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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    Attorney Daniel J. Frohlich

    Daniel J. Frohlich

    Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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    Attorney Mark S. Johnson

    Mark S. Johnson

    Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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    Attorney Trevor A. Zandell

    Trevor A. Zandell

    Since graduating with honors from law school in 2005, Trevor has been serving the legal needs of businesses, individuals, and families across Southwest Washington.

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    Attorney Daniel E. Pizarro

    Daniel E. Pizarro

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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    Attorney Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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    Attorney Andrew Hata

    Andrew Hata

    Andrew is the head of our Transactional Department and focuses his practice on corporate governance, real estate transactions, commercial contracts, and corporate finance.

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    Attorney Kelley Duggan

    Kelley Duggan

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, Kelley practices in a wide range of areas, including estate planning, probate, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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    Attorney Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria is an Associate with Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess in the civil litigation department, where she practices primarily real estate and probate law.

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    Attorney George Knight

    George Knight

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, George is active in the firm’s civil litigation and transactional departments. His practice is mainly centered around business law, real estate law, construction law, employment law, and probate law.

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    Attorney Chris Pierce-Wright

    Chris Pierce-Wright

    Chris comes to Phillips Burgess Tacoma from Seattle, where he served as an associate attorney focused on insurance litigation with Wilson Smith Cochran Dickerson.

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    Attorney Lacey L. Hatch

    Lacey L. Hatch

    Lacey has developed an in-depth knowledge and has successfully advised clients in an array of land use matters, including project review, code drafting and interpretation, as well as a variety of litigation pertinent to land use issues.

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    Attorney Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer is an associate attorney at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess where her current practice focuses on real estate law, contract and commercial disputes, and business law.

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    Attorney Katherine E. Baals

    Katherine E. Baals

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, Katherine practices in a range of areas, including real estate, construction, business, and civil litigation.

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    Attorney Kenneth Chan

    Kenneth Chan

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, PLLC, Kenny is active in the firm’s civil litigation and transactional departments. Prior to working at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, Kenny was an in-house attorney for a Fortune 100 company.

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    Attorney Brian Buske

    Brian Buske

    Following his graduation from Lewis & Clark Law School, Brian garnered valuable client experience working on international compliance and intellectual property issues.

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    I highly recommend Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess and if I ever need a lawyer again they will be my first call.

    - Jeremy H.

    I can’t even tell you how much I appreciate this firm! These guys helped me through one of the most challenging legal situations I’ve faced in my life. Their skill and expertise literally saved my business. I’ve dealt with other counsel in the past but the Dickson firm was by far the most competent and tactful counsel I’ve ever received. I would recommend this group to anyone!

    - Keith D.

    It’s a pleasure to work with the guys at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess. One of the first things that stood out to me was how down to earth and friendly everyone at the firm is. I would definitely recommend them.

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