Janet H. Amburgey

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Asheville, NC

Gum Hillier McCroskey & Amburgey, PA
 | 47 N Market St, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-258-3368
Fax: 828-252-6721
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Focusing her practice exclusively on a variety of family law matters, Janet H. Amburgey is a partner at GHMA | LAW. From the firm’s offices in Asheville, North Carolina, she provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Amburgey has been admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts since 2008, and she has been certified as a specialist in family law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar.

    A significant portion of Ms. Amburgey’s client base is made up of people who are facing the end of their marriages and who are thus having to deal with such divorce-related issues as the division of complex marital assets and debts, spousal and child support, and child custody and visitation. A forceful courtroom advocate when litigation is necessary, she is often able to help many of her clients come to an accord on some or all of these matters through negotiations or mediation sessions. In addition to her divorce practice, Ms. Amburgey regularly prepares and reviews prenuptial agreements, and she assists clients whose marriages have already been legally dissolved and who are now seeking the enforcement of or modifications to existing parenting and support orders.

    Ms. Amburgey’s other family law experience has encompassed adoptions, Child Protective Services proceedings and the obtaining of protective orders for victims of domestic violence. Her successful track record, along with the manner in which she handles sensitive cases have, has earned her a great deal of recognition from her colleagues, including a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo. Ms. Amburgey is a 2008 graduate of the Appalachian School of Law.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Marital Property


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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    About Janet Amburgey

    Admitted: 2008, North Carolina

    Professional Webpage: https://ghma.law/our-firm/janet-amburgey/


    • Best Lawyers in America Family Law Section since 2019
    • Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite Young Guns, Family Law Section, 2015
    • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2017, 2018
    • Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished Peer Rated Lawyer, Since 2015
    • AV Peer Reviewed, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, Since 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • 28th Judicial District Bar
    • 28th Judicial District Bar Executive Committee Secretary 2018-2019, 2019-2020  
    • 28th Judicial District Bar Executive Committee Member, 2015-2018
    • North Carolina State Bar, 2008
    • North Carolina Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • University of Tennessee, BS in Business Administration/Marketing, 2002
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    47 N Market St
    Asheville, NC 28801

    Phone: 828-258-3368

    Fax: 828-252-6721

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    Last Updated: 8/6/2020

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