If you are a property owner thinking about appealing your property taxes, you wil be better served with legal representation. Especially in Cook County, the process of appealing taxes can be complex and requires a strong understanding of the complex formula by which the County calculates your tax rate.

Having a reputable law firm by your side will ensure the proper handling of your property tax appeal. A lawyer will help you determine if you’re overpaying your taxes and guide you through the tax appeal process. At Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC, we handle everything from residential to commercial appeals in the Chicagoland area. We have worked closely with clients in Lake County, Cook, and DuPage.

Our Services

Whether you own a multi-unit, single-family home, or strip mall, you can count on our attorneys. Some of our services for property tax appeals include:

  • Filing an appeal for tax relief
  • Helping you apply for refunds from prior years
  • Representing you at the assessor level and beyond, if necessary
  • Correct assessment, exemptions, among other errors
  • Consider long-term tax relief opportunities

Don’t see what you need in the list above? Get in touch with our law firm, and we’ll go over your options.

The Appeal Process: What You Can Expect from Us

At Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC, you can expect nothing less than quality work from our attorneys. We’ll start with a brief consultation to go over your case. At this stage, we will conduct a property evaluation to find out if you have an opportunity for tax relief. If you do, we will walk you through the process of obtaining tax relief.

If you do qualify for tax relief, our team of attorneys will move onto the next step: gathering the necessary documentation. This step is a crucial part of the appeal process because it is what will support your case. We will gather documentation and evidence that work in your favor.

Along with gathering this information, we need to verify the accuracy of public records, including classifications, exemptions, and descriptions. If we find that there are any errors in assessment or exemptions, clients may be eligible for refunds up to 3 years prior.

Get in touch with one of our lawyers for a consultation regarding your properties. We will evaluate your property and gather necessary information before moving onto the next step.

Filing the Tax Appeal 

Filing appeals for tax relief can be a time-consuming, tedious process. Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC will represent you at the county and statewide agencies to bring forward the best outcome possible. We’ll complete all of your appeal paperwork before filing the appeal. Our team of attorneys makes sure you don’t miss the deadline to apply. If you miss the deadline, you’re missing out on your chance to appeal for that given year.

We understand that everyone’s situation is unique, which is why we put together every appeal prepared by our team based on accurate and timely evidence. Doing so will bring forward the best outcome possible. Ready to help, Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC is here to represent you every step of the way.



Best of all, the appeal is free of charge to you. We only collect a portion of any savings you realize. However, if we do not save you any money by handling your appeal, we will not charge you. For example, if we save you $600 on your upcoming tax bill, you would be responsible for paying us only 33 percent of the savings realized (in this case, $400).  Our fees for industrial, commercial and multi-unit property appeals is evaluated on a case by case basis.  We always strive to provide the best service at the best price to our clients. Contact Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC to learn more about how we can save you money.

Why Us? 

Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC has handled countless appeals Experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate, we guarantee nothing less than quality work form our team. We will help you reduce your tax burden. Without a doubt, tax appeals are a complicated area of law and one where an attorney is strongly recommended. Whether you own a residential, commercial, or industrial property, we are the law firm for you.

Trust us to fight for a reduction in your taxes. We work on a contingency basis, which means if you don't win, neither do we! If we are not able to reduce your taxes, you won't pay anything.

Contact Us

Give us a call today to learn more about how we can help. You can reach us at (847) 916-7800 during regular business hours or email us at info@mstlawfirm.com. Our experienced attorneys are ready to take your call and help reduce your tax burden today!