Free Legal Liaison Program

Let us take the burden off of you and make the process easier.

LRG’s FREE Legal Liaison Program is designed to help families make wise decisions during the probate process as well as take some of the most burdensome tasks off their hands. The information below will further explain your options as you begin to navigate this process.  When you feel ready, please call me. I will answer all of your questions without cost or obligation, and offer you sound advice based on years of legal and real estate experience.

Your Free Legal Liaison will…

  • Assist you in navigating the complex issues and reviewing ALL the options.
  • Be on-call to answer questions as they come up and be available when your probate lawyer is busy.
  • Coordinate with you and your lawyers to translate legalese into English.
  • Review all property related contracts and agreements to ensure your interests are being protected.
  • Assist in coordinating local tasks such property inspection, safeguarding, clean out, moving and storage.
  • Secure funding to keep the home as a residence or an income rental.
  • Arrange a reverse mortgage reduction to create equity in the home.
  • Advance repair costs and oversee contractors to increase the value of estate property.
  • Arrange cash advances on inheritance forheirs and devisees.
  • Negotiate lien removal and debt reduction to lower burdens that would otherwise drain money from the estate.
  • Negotiate with creditors to lower the financial burden on the estate.
  • Conduct a fast sale to a real buyer, not a wholesaler or quick flipper.
  • Negotiate a short sale to generate money for the estate even if the mortgages exceed the value of the home.
  • STOP ANY FORECLOSURE and secure the equity in the home.

Because we take the time to understand the unique needs and concerns of our clients, we can offer them highly customized solutions.  Do not sell the home to a wholesale “flipper” like “we buy ugly houses.”  They simply sell the home to another buyer for profit within days of signing the contract with you.  We can do better and secure a higher price for you.

Don’t sign a listing agreement or a purchase contract before knowing all your options

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LAWYERS REALTY GROUP is an attorney owned and operated real estate brokerage that was formed to help level the playing field between struggling homeowners and the banks who are threatening them with foreclosure, eviction, deficiency judgments, and collection actions.

Unlike traditional real estate agents, loan mod companies, bankruptcy attorneys, litigators and others who aggressively market their particular one-size-fits-all solution regardless of a homeowner’s future liability and financial well-being, Lawyers Realty Group provides clients with a customized analysis of their options, free legal counseling and clear direction on how to best resolve their particular mortgage issues – all without charging fees to the homeowner.


Derik N. Lewis, Esq., is the founder and president of Lawyers Realty Group. Derik is a California real estate attorney, a licensed Realtor® and a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law and has nearly 30 years of real estate experience. For more than two decades as an attorney in private practice, Derik has represented California homeowners with difficult real estate matters. Derik previously served as legal counsel for some of the world’s largest lenders including Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase (he knows how they operate and how to work within their systems to help you achieve the best possible outcome). He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Southern California School of Law speaking on real estate law, brokerage and litigation.

Professional Associations

  • Admitted to all State and Federal Courts in California
  • California Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • National Association of Realtors
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Orange County Association of Realtors
  • California Regional Multiple Listing Service

No Cost Services

Free legal analysis of all of your options, including how to limit or eliminate tax and deficiency liability.

Complete representation for the option that best suits your situation, whether you need assistance in reviewing a loan modification, filing bankruptcy, seeking a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, pursuing a planned foreclosure or selling in a short sale.

Free Bankruptcy filing in the BK/Short Sale package.

Free legal review and fraud analysis of all solicitations from the bank, real estate agents, lawyers or others.

Free and complete short sale representation including MLS listing, marketing, negotiation, deficiency waivers and closing. You need an Attorney/Realtor® to provide legal leverage and fully protect your interests.

Have Questions?

We are here to answer any questions you have!