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Frederick R Dempsey

The Law Office of Frederick R. Dempsey concentrates in property tax issues. Mr. Dempsey is a property tax attorney that draws on substantial experience with assessment appeals, certificates of error and incentive classifications, property tax appeal, as well as tax deed litigation, exemption petitions and indemnity fund cases. (He has reduced assessments and obtained refunds worth millions of dollars for owners of real estate through tax appeals.)

Mr. Dempsey consults with investors and developers, lenders and bankruptcy attorneys on the full range of property tax issues. He has broad experience in the property tax appeal board (PTAB) Cook County commercial real estate transactions and the negotiation of commercial leases.

Mr. Dempsey is proud to offer assistance in the Cook County area.

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Property Tax Law in Illinois

  • Case Study I - Learn how an apartment property saved thousands of dollars on their property taxes.
  • Case Study II - Learn how an owner occupied residence dramatically reduced their assessed property value
  • Learn about the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board
  • How to file Specific Tax Objections

Property Tax Law in Illinois PDF

Using the Appraiser as an Expert Witness PDF

New Cook County Property Classification System PDF