The foreclosure process is different in every state. If you are facing foreclosure because of missed mortgage payments, or just need help understand the laws and processes that may occur in your state, you've come to the right place. This section addresses both federal and state laws affecting foreclosure, including foreclosure by judicial or power of sale, affidavits and "robo-signing", foreclosure tax relief, and regaining ownership after foreclosure laws. This section also includes state specific information on foreclosure and what you can do to hopefully stop the foreclosure process. Choose from one of the links below to get started. For a basic introduction, you can download FindLaw's Guide to Foreclosure [pdf].