Practice Areas

Immigration Law

Immigration to the United States is filled with uncertainty. Will you be allowed to enter the country? Will you be able to extend your stay to pursue new opportunities? Will you face early removal? At Kola & Associates, our goal is to remove that uncertainty. We offer assistance in areas including employment visas, work permits, [..]

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Criminal Defense

If you’re charged with a crime, it can seem like the entire world turns against you. The police might refuse to listen to your side of story while the judge appears to side with the prosecution. You may also be facing the loss of your job or eviction from your apartment. At Kola & Associates, [..]

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Divorce & Family Law

When you’re going through a divorce or other family dispute, you need a lawyer who understands that it’s not simply another legal transaction. At Kola & Associates, we understand the emotions you are going through at this difficult time and our team’s goal is to give you both the support and guidance you need to [..]

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Custody

Nothing is more important than your child’s wellbeing. We understand that, and so do the Illinois family courts. Even when the child custody process may seem impersonal or like the odds are stacked against you, the judge wants to do what’s best for your child. Often, parents feel like custody hearings are an attack on [..]

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Guardianship

If a family member suddenly falls ill or becomes mentally incapacitated, their living will, power of attorney, or healthcare proxy should set out what decisions should be made. However, if they didn’t have these documents in place or the documents didn’t cover all possible circumstances, you may find yourself unable to help make medical decisions [..]

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Real Estate

Real estate fraud is more common than ever. Whether you are buying or selling a home or looking to expand your business, you need to be wary of things like false deeds, unclean titles, and straw buyers. Even when no fraud was committed, countless real estate transactions end up in litigation over things like termites, [..]

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Estate Planning

A strong estate plan is essential to securing your family’s future and giving you peace of mind. Too many families are torn apart by disagreements over inheritances or over how end of life medical care decisions should be handled. Your estate plan provides solid resolutions to these issues so that your family has no question [..]

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Litigation

Litigation is the process of resolving a dispute in court. While many people picture lawyers arguing in front of a jury, very few cases get that far as there are numerous steps that must be completed before a case ever reaches trial. Often, we can help resolve a case quickly through simple negotiations. While two [..]

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Islamic Wills

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Secretary of State Hearings

If your Illinois driver’s license was suspended or revoked, you may need to go to a Secretary of State hearing to get it reinstated. This process is mandatory for revocations and if the reason for a suspension was for alcohol or drugs. At the hearing, you will need to show that you complied with any [..]

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Personal Injury

Did you miss time from work, incur medical bills, or suffer a permanent or long-term disability after an accident or other injury? If your injuries were caused by another person or business, you may be entitled to receive full compensation for your financial losses. Under Illinois law, a person who negligently causes injury to another [..]

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