Bankruptcy Law

GHMA | LAW Partners included in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2020

GHMA | LAW PARTNERS INCLUDED IN 2020 Edition of NC Super Lawyers

January 22, 2020

Dave Hillier, Patrick McCroskey, and Janet Amburgey have been listed in the 2020 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers.

Read This Article >>
Image depicting drowning in paperwork, scattered forms with one person pulling another out from under it

Preparing for your Consultation

July 19, 2019

CONSIDER USING OUR ONLINE BANKRUPTCY EVALUATION Thank you for your inquiry regarding your financial difficulties. At our initial consultation we will discuss what action, if any, might be appropriate in your situation, and we will also agree upon a fee arrangement. There is no charge for the initial consultation. Please bring with you to the initial consultation as much of the following information and material as possible. FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES INFORMATION SHEET Fully completed list of…

Read This Article >>
Image of forms and miscellaneous paperwork on a wood desk.

Reaffirmation Agreements

July 19, 2019

During the course of a bankruptcy proceeding, Debtors are quite often presented with the opportunity to sign a Reaffirmation Agreement. A Reaffirmation Agreement essentially takes a debt out of the bankruptcy discharge and “re-ups” the debt, so that whatever debt is involved does not “go through” the bankruptcy. A typical reaffirmation agreement is in connection with a loan on a vehicle. Reaffirmation agreements are obviously a great benefit to banks, credit unions, and other financial…

Read This Article >>
Graphic image of the Best Law Firms 2016 Badge provided by US News/Best Lawyers for the firm's inclusion as a Best Law Firm for Family Law and Bankruptcy.

Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, PA ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms”

November 2, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are pleased to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas: Metropolitan Awards Tier 1, Asheville, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Tier 1, Asheville, Family Law Firms selected to the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a…

Read This Article >>

Changes in Bankruptcy Law

March 17, 2015

Back in 2005 there was a great deal of publicity about dramatic changes in the Bankruptcy Law passed by Congress and signed by President George W. Bush. The media covered this rather significant event along the lines of indicating that “no one would be able to file bankruptcy anymore”. Like much in the media, this reaction was overblown. While bankruptcy lawyers attended seminars and learned all there was to know about the new law, they…

Read This Article >>