Decades of Experience
putting your future first
Serving Clients Throughout Central Texas

Family Law Attorney in Austin, Texas

The emotional burden of a real estate or family issue can be overwhelming. No matter what kind of legal situation you're in — whether it's a child custody dispute, domestic violence case, or complex property transaction — having an advocate on your side can make a tremendous difference. Since 1970, my firm has been guiding individuals in Texas through some of the most difficult and emotional times in their lives. My experience with a wide variety of clients and cases allows me to put your future first so you can move forward.

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Forest D. Cook

Forest D. Cook

Attorney at Law

I started my own law firm because I wanted to help people thrive. At bigger law firms, you are often just another number on a list—just one more case among many others. I knew there was a better way. That's why, for more than five decades, I've worked hard to cultivate a reputation of professionalism, honesty, and genuine empathy for each and every client in Austin, Texas. With my background in business and engineering, I also understand the importance of resolving issues efficiently and affordably. Ultimately, when you come to me with your legal issue, I will listen to your story and work with you to seek a favorable result. That's what it means to put your future first.

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For You & Your Goals


I recognize that no two families or cases are exactly the same. This is why I strongly believe that you deserve one-on-one attention and personalized legal strategies for success. The aim of our collaboration is to clarify your goals and move toward them with confidence.


I make it a point to educate you on your situation and fully inform you of your options at every stage. Texas law is complex, and the legal process is daunting; I'm available to answer any concerns you may have along the way. I'll tell you what you need to hear in order to move your case forward.


Dealing with any legal issue is stressful, but when it involves your family or your property, the stakes are higher. At my firm, I strive to understand your goals and listen to your story with empathy. I know how hard it is to face these struggles; I'll help ensure that your interests are represented as best I can.

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Trusted Counsel to Ease Your Legal Burden

Whether you're going through a divorce, a child custody dispute, or a commercial real estate transaction, you need someone in your corner who will fight for you. When so much is changing in your life, a real estate and family law attorney can provide the fierce determination and compassionate stability you need to regain your footing and move forward.

Since 1970, I've had one goal in mind while working with clients: achieving results that are just, and results that are right. If you live in the Austin, Texas area, including Williamson County and Hays County, reach out to me for strong legal representation when you need someone to ease your legal burden so you can focus on what really matters.

You might be navigating a contentious divorce, battling over child custody and support arrangements, or seeking to establish paternity. Or perhaps you're buying or selling property, or hoping to safeguard yourself from title disputes. Whatever legal issue brings you to seek my help, the stakes are high. Don't risk an unfavorable outcome by trying to shoulder your legal burden alone.

If I've learned anything from the practice of law, it's that every single person deserves a chance to seek a brighter future. Allow my decades of experience to put you in a position to do just that. For practical and purposeful guidance in family law and real estate matters, contact Forest Cook Law Office in Austin, Texas, to schedule an initial consultation.