Bankruptcy Law

Gum Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

Gum Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey has been ranked in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America. The firm is the recipient of the Tier 1 Metropolitan Award for Family Law Practice in Asheville, and the Tier 3 Metropolitan Award for...

Changes in Bankruptcy Law

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...

Logistics of Bankruptcy

People often wonder “How do I get from here to there” in connection with resolving financial difficulties by way of filing a bankruptcy petition. Our office has, over the years, streamlined this process so that it is as “user friendly” as possible. Basically, a client will call our office making...

How does filing bankruptcy affect my credit?

The impact of bankruptcy on one’s credit after the bankruptcy proceeding is concluded is a common question and concern. Obviously, filing bankruptcy does not help your credit rating. It will definitely help your finances, in that debts will be discharged (eliminated) in the bankruptcy proceeding. However, credit reporting companies will...