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Bankruptcy Law and Divorce in Western North Carolina

Protecting families and individuals through their most trying times for more than 30 years.

Established in 1979, Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A., is an Asheville law firm specializing in complex family law and bankruptcy law matters. Our divorce and bankruptcy lawyers help Western North Carolina individuals and families create lasting resolutions to conflict and crisis. The firm’s partners are Board Certified Specialists in family law and bankruptcy law. They are mediators and arbitrators in their fields of practice. Our commitment to excellence is exemplified by our dedication to our clients, our community and through service to the legal profession. You deserve quality, experienced legal representation. That is exactly what we provide.

Asheville Family Law, Divorce & Bankruptcy Lawyers

Bankruptcy Law

The bankruptcy section of this web site features an online bankruptcy evaluation component. Completing this bankruptcy questionnaire will help you organize your financial documentation. It also allows our board certified specialist to evaluate the appropriateness of bankruptcy for your unique circumstance. The online bankruptcy questionnaire is a convenient way to begin.

We represent consumers and businesses in Asheville and Western North Carolina. Our services include:

  • Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Representation
  • Asset Protection Planning

The consumer bankruptcy section of our website also includes answers to questions most frequently encountered by people in financial distress.

Family Law | Complex Divorce

We are experienced Asheville divorce lawyers. Our family law practice includes representation in matters involving:

Information helpful through the course of your divorce can be found in our family law section We provide new articles explaining things you might encounter during your divorce and providing helpful tools for the process.

Mediation & Arbitration

The firm partners are skilled and experienced mediators and arbitrators. Dave Hillier has mediated more than 600 cases. His mediation practice specializes in complex financial matters. Howard Gum is certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as an family law arbitrator. Howard focuses his arbitration on complex divorce matters. Pre-litigation and court ordered mediation services are provided by all members of the firm.

Referring Your Clients to Board Certified Specialists

The Board Certified Specialists at Gum, Hillier & McCroskey are frequently associated by primary counsel in matters of involving intricate financial evaluation and high net-worth divorce. We can assist you in obtaining lasting resolutions for your clients without jeopardizing your client relationships.


Firm Awards and Recognitions

American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersAV Peer Review RatedSuper Lawyers and Super Lawyers Top 100 ListsBest Lawyers in AmericaBusiness North Carolina Legal Elite2011 Leaders in the LawDavid R. Hillier, 2013 Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy | Creditor & Debtor Rights