After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, attorney John R. Cook began working for nonprofit neighborhood legal services and as a public defender. He later transitioned into working with couples who are going through a divorce, as well as individuals that are preparing for the future through creating wills and trusts and other estate planning duties.
More than 15 years ago, Amanda began working as an attorney under her father, John, helping out with his family law and estate planning clients. After realizing she was naturally good at family law and estate planning, she decided to continue practicing with her father and grow the family business. Now, Amanda is also well-versed in mediation, real estate law, and business law.
With Amanda and John on your side, you can rest assured that the future for you and your family is in good hands.
When your attorneys are a part of a family business, you know that you and your family's best interest will always be a top priority while fighting for an efficient and peaceful resolution that can help everyone move forward.
Don't let your attorney perform unnecessary tasks just so they can charge you more. The Law Offices of Cook & Associates will work efficiently and effectively so you can get receive the legal services you need at a price you can afford.
When settling a dispute regarding your family, estate, or business, you need an experienced lawyer who can understand the circumstances of your situation and outline a strategic plan to fight for a favorable resolution.
The process of divorce can often create a stressful and emotional environment for everyone involved. That type of environment, when dealt with incorrectly, can cause the process of your divorce to be longer than is needed or is intended. As a result, you may end up having to spend more money on legal representation and court fees as you negotiate back and forth over a divorce agreement.
On the other hand, if you can approach the situation in an open and accommodating way, you will find that compromises can be reached more efficiently and money can often be saved instead of wasted on needless legal proceedings. No matter the state of your marriage or the reason behind your divorce, an effective family law attorney can help you and your spouse find a resolution.
With divorce comes the need for a full-service divorce attorney that can help you with anything you may need guidance for. If children are involved, it may be necessary to develop comprehensive child support and child custody plans that will prioritize your child's best interests. Additionally, you may seek services to help with spousal support and property division. If you prefer to settle your divorce out of court, a marriage settlement agreement could be the best option for you.
No one wants the process of finalizing a divorce to be difficult or for it to take longer than necessary. The Law Offices of Cook & Associates offers free consultations, so if you live in Wexford, Franklin Park, or the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, schedule a case evaluation today!
Amanda was extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of my case. What I respected most was the time she took and the questions she asked me.
She showed compassion for my situation — understanding the stress the legal process can bring. She has the uncanny ability to listen, putting her clients at ease.
John is a highly skilled attorney who is well respected within the legal community.
When life throws at us various challenges and struggles, many people often feel that the result they are searching for can never be found. One guiding light that you can rely on is The Law Offices of Cook & Associates. From mediation and estate planning services to business and real estate law, this father-daughter legal team comprised of John and Amanda Cook have the experience and knowledge you need to find a solution for your legal issues.
Their experience with family law consists of several areas of practice. Amanda and John have extensive insight into making sure your family's best interests remain a top priority — from divorce and child custody proceedings to division of property and marriage settlement agreements.
Creating wills and trusts can be a complex process but can prove to be a vital tool in the long run. Estate planning attorneys Amanda and John can help you create legal documents that allocate your belongings and wealth in the event of your passing. If you choose not to take these steps before you're gone, the process of probate may weigh heavily on your loved ones as they try to grieve.
Your best resource for finding an efficient and customized solution to your legal matters is The Law Offices of Cook & Associates. With extensive experience handling cases related to mediation, real estate law, and business law in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, you can rely on their legal expertise. Call to schedule a free consultation today!