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North CarolinaBankruptcy Lawyers in Buncombe County, North Carolina

When a person or business is completely overwhelmed by financial obligation and can no longer meet them - often by no fault of their own - the law provides that they can find a way out through bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy is governed by federal law. Bankruptcy matters are heard in a federal court. Different types of bankruptcy include Chapter 13 debt repayment plans, Chapter 7 debt discharge plans, or Chapter 11 reorganization plans.

A Buncombe County, North Carolina bankruptcy lawyer can help his or her client navigate this difficult legal proceeding.

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David R Hillier

David R Hillier
47 North Market Street
Asheville, NC 28802
Licensed for 47 years, David R Hillier is a Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Jane Ann Dearwester

Jane Ann Dearwester
Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC
48 Patton Avenue, Suite 300
asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 20 years, Jane Ann Dearwester is a Real Estate Law and Landlord-Tenant Law lawyer who attended Duquesne University School of L... read more >

Robert M Pitts

Robert M Pitts
Pitts, Hay & Hugenschmidt, P.A.
14 Clayton St. Suite A
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 48 years, Robert M Pitts is a Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy lawyer who attended University of North Carolina Sch... read more >

Benson Thomas Pitts

Benson Thomas Pitts
14 Clayton St
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 13 years, Benson Thomas Pitts is a Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Edward C Hay Jr

Edward C Hay Jr
Pitts, Hay & Hugenschmidt, P.A.
14 Clayton Street, Suite A
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 45 years, Edward C Hay Jr is a Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Mallam J Maynard

Mallam J Maynard
8 Fern Glade Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
Licensed for 38 years, Mallam J Maynard is a Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Todd Mosley

Todd Mosley
Mosley Law Firm, P.C.
77 Central Ave Suite E
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 6 years, Todd Mosley is a Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Stephen Christopher Moore

Stephen Christopher Moore
Leonard & Moore, PLLC
274 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 20 years, Stephen Christopher Moore is a Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

David G Gray Jr

David G Gray Jr
Westall, Gray & Connolly, PA
81 Central Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 49 years, David G Gray Jr is a Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy lawyer who attended University of North Carolina School of L... read more >

Lance Paul Martin

Lance Paul Martin
Ward and Smith, P.A.
PO Box 2020
Asheville, NC 28801
Licensed for 21 years, Lance Paul Martin is a Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Thomas Wilson Waters

Thomas Wilson Waters
PO Box 1144
Weaverville, NC 28787
Licensed for 8 years, Thomas Wilson Waters is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law Schoo... read more >
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Bankruptcy Specialty Areas

Board Certified in Bankruptcy Law

Board Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy in North Carolina - Bankruptcy was first proposed as a potential specialty area to the North Carolina Bar in 1982.


Thereafter, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization designated bankruptcy law, including the subspecialties of consumer bankruptcy law and business bankruptcy law, as a field of law for certification of specialists under the Plan of Legal Specialization.


State Bar Rules, Ch. 1, Subch. D, .2202 defines specialty of bankruptcy law as the "practice of law dealing with all laws and procedures involving the rights, obligations, and remedies between debtors and creditors in potential or pending federal bankruptcy cases and state insolvency actions." The rules identify and define the subspecialties in the bankruptcy field as follows:


(a) The term "consumer bankruptcy law" is defined as the "practice of law dealing with consumer bankruptcy and the representation of interested parties in contested matters or adversary proceedings in individual filings of Chapter 7, Chapter 12, or Chapter 13."


(b) The term "business bankruptcy law" is defined as the "practice of law dealing with business bankruptcy and the representation of interested parties in contested matters or adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases filed on behalf of debtors who are or have been engaged in business prior to an entity filing Chapter 7, Chapter 9, Chapter 11, or Chapter 12."


Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

NACBA serves the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and works to protect the rights of consumer debtors.


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