Navigating through any legal matter can be challenging and frustrating. Attorney Cooks is an experienced litigator who has the knowledge and skill to not only protect your legal rights and interests but to also aggressively advocate for you both in and out of court.
PARTNERSHIP WITH CLIENTS
The how to and why of the legal process can be confusing for most of us. Thus, in addition to quality and personal legal service, our Clients will also be empowered with a more comprehensive understanding of the legal process. We will provide you with a detailed case analysis along with a full explanation of the impact of the legal rules and processes on your specific legal matter as well as your future life plans.
At the Law Office of Aisha S. Cooks our goal is to actively involve each Client in his or her own legal representation and to ensure that each Client is positively transformed through that process. We humbly and boldly accept the challenge of assisting Clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. We measure our success by the impression we leave with each Client and the impact we have on each Client
Suburban Chicago Office
9723 Southwest Highway
We offer a free 30 minute phone consultation to discuss your legal issues and assess whether or not we can provide assistance.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Generally, the initial retainer deposit is $1,500 for Probate and Estate Planning Matters. However, all retainers are based on the complexity of each matter and the needs of each individual client.
Attorney Cooks generally bills at the rate of $200.00 per hour
Oak Lawn Office: Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Downtown Chicago Office: by appointment only
Emergency After Hours
Downtown Chicago Office
70 West Madison Street
Whether you are seeking a comprehensive Estate Plan; Guardianship of disabled adult or minor; or Administration of a decedent's estate, The Law Office of Aisha S Cooks is equipped to provide you with quality, compassionate and personal legal counsel
Our probate legal services include representation and counsel in both Decedent Estate matters and Guardianship matters.
Decedent Estates. Our office will assist family members with the legal process of handling an individualâs affairs after death. This process may include payment of debts, preparation of asset lists, as well as liquidation and distribution of assets. We will make every effort to streamline this process to ensure that the family is not burdened with additional stress and financial strain during this already difficult time.
Guardianship. In many cases, family members are left to care for their living loved ones who are minors or are no longer mentally capable of making decisions about their health, financial and personal affairs. Our office will assist these loved ones in navigating through the probate legal process to obtain the legal authority to care for their loved ones.
Estate Planning is the process by which individuals arrange for the transfer or management of their assets in the event of incapacity or death. Our estate planning legal services include drafting powers of attorney; drafting and amending last wills and testaments; and preparing and establishing trusts that carefully and completely set forth the Clientâs wishes and desires for the management and/or distribution of his or her estate.
What distinguishes your law firm from others?
PERSONALIZED COUNSEL AND REPRESENTATION
Every Client is unique and brings a unique set of facts to each case. Our goal is to provide legal advice and representation that is customized to the specific needs of each individual Client and relevant to each unique set of case facts. Attorney Cooks will meet personally with you to discuss all aspects of the case and develop and effective legal strategy for your legal needs.
Because we understand how important your legal matter is to you, every Client will receive expedient service and timely responses to all inquiries regarding existing legal matters.
Aisha S Cooks
Attorney Aisha Cooks is admitted to practice law as a member of the Illinois Bar and the General Bar of the United States District Court (Northern District of Illinois). During her years of practice, Attorney Cooks has successfully litigated cases in Cook, Will and DuPage Counties of Illinois in the areas of family law (divorce, child support and custody), probate law guardianships and decedent estates) and consumer law (debtor defense and foreclosure defense).
Immediately after completing her legal studies, Attorney Cooks entered the private practice of law as an Associate Attorney at Power & Dixon, P.C. Attorney Cooks later joined The Evans Williams Law Group, LLC as a Staff Attorney.
Attorney Cooks earned her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law (Chicago) in 2008, where she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy and the American Association for Justice Partnership in Advocacy Scholars Award. Attorney Cooks earned a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University (Evanston) in 2003.
Committed to her conviction to not only provide legal services but also legal understanding to every client, Attorney Cooks established The Law Office of Aisha S. Cooks in September 2012. Attorney Cooks concentrates in the areas of family law, probate law, consumer law and general civil litigation.
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