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Forest D. Cook

Attorney at Law

Following his passion for the law, attorney Forest Cook earned his Juris Doctor at the University of Houston Law Center in 1970. For over four decades, he has dedicated his practice on the focus of family law. He is well known among his peers for his in-depth knowledge of family law and well known among clients for his compassion, dedication and practical legal solutions that work. Overall, the Law Office of Forest Cook has a solid reputation for excellence and a track record of success.

Legal Services with A Human Touch: Attorney Forest Cook

When you step into the Law Office of Forest Cook, expect professionalism with a personalized touch. Family issues are often emotionally charged, and attorney Forest Cook takes the time to understand your personal concerns and individual circumstances. Whether it’s a divorce or protective order, he keeps clients in the loop every step of the way and is always happy to answer clients’ questions. Clients are always his top priority.

"My number one goal: getting to a result that is just and right for you and your family."

Family Law: The Law Office of Forest Cook

With a focus on family law, attorney Forest Cook has handled many different types of family-related matters, including domestic violence cases, different types of divorce, child custody matters, child support modification, prenuptial agreements, paternity suits and adoptions. His goal is to protect your best interests and the best interests of the family. Attorney Forest Cook is also a strong advocate of alternative resolution strategies like mediation for issues surrounding divorce. Mediation is less expensive, timelier and less contentious than battling it out in the courtroom. A neutral third party is assigned as a facilitator to help spouses identify issues and come up with agreed solutions. Attorney Forest Cook has helped guide many clients through the mediation process. And if an agreed settlement cannot be reached, he’s prepared to fight on your behalf in court.

If you’re thinking about divorce or facing another family-related issue, turn to the Law Office of Forest Cook for legal assistance. Let his years of experience work for you. He will listen to your individual situation and let you know all of your legal options. Plus, he’ll advise you as to the best option for you. At the Law Office of Forest Cook, you’re not treated like just another case but like family.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Professional Associations

  • Austin Bar Association

    • Family Law Section


J.D. – University of Houston Law Center, 1970

B.A. – University of Texas at Austin