Gum, Hillier & McCroskey, P.A., is an Asheville law firm specializing in complex family law and bankruptcy law matters. The firm’s attorneys are Board Certified Specialists in family law and bankruptcy law and the partners are mediators and arbitrators in their fields.
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. We’ve been doing it since 1979.
Bankruptcy & Debt Relief
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 & Divorce
We are experienced Asheville divorce lawyers and certified specialists by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization. Our family law practice includes representation in matters involving:
- complex divorce
- high net worth divorce
- spousal support and alimony
- equitable distribution
- marital settlement agreements
- cooperative divorce resolutions
- child custody and child support
- modifications and enforcement actions
- prenuptial agreements
- adoptions, and
- domestic violence
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.
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.