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Aaron Cook has broad experience helping individuals and businesses with various transactions and financial matters.  These matters include trusts, wills, estates, purchase/sale of business and real estate, bankruptcies, dispute negotiations.  He has specifically helped clients to organize businesses, structure investment, plan for death or disability, discharge or reduce insolvent debt, manage potential legal liabilities, settle disputes, buy or sell enterprises, and wind down or terminate operations.  Aaron serves as a managing member of the law firm and oversees its organization.


Aaron also participates in projects of public interest.  Currently, he is publishing information and corresponding with interested parties toward establishing term limits for members of the United States Congress.


Aaron’s clients and colleagues include people of all walks of life and of varied circumstances.  He enjoys serving all people, regardless of their circumstances.  His clients have included hotel operators, restaurateurs, real-estate developers and managers, machine manufacturers, labor unions, veterans’ organizations, churches, auto-body specialists, dance studios, nursing agencies, and many others.


Aaron is a graduate of Yale Law School and Brigham Young University. He is married with three children. He enjoys activity in church with his family, serving as a youth basketball coach and scoutmaster, team sports and the outdoors, and conversing/reading about history, politics, religion and science.  


 

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Languages spoken: Italian

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    17 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
    17 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($220-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Michael Toscano Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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Contact info

Ghafoor, Cook and Associates, LLC

136 E Walnut St., Suite 300
Independence, MO, 64050-3986

Ghafoor, Cook & Associates, LLC

136 E. Walnut, Suite 300
Independence, MO, 64050

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active199901/08/2013
KSAuthorized to practice law199808/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, Managing MemberGhafoor Cook LLC1999 - Present
AttorneyBlackwell Sanders Peper Martin1998 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Term-limit ConventionDirector2014 - Present
Missouri-Kansas Hotel Owners AssociationCounsel2011 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Brigham Young UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1995