Dean R. Hedeker
Hedeker Law, Ltd.

1 Overlook Point Suite 610
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
TEL: (847) 913-5415

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About Hedeker Law, Ltd.

Hedeker Law, Ltd. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Lincolnshire, IL, our mission is to provide residents of Lincolnshire and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Lincolnshire and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Dean R. Hedeker

Dean Hedeker is a leading Chicago-area authority on estate and tax planning, business law and investments. A long-time resident of north suburban Lincolnshire, Dean has more than 25-years experience helping business owners and families grow, protect and pass on their hard-earned money through tax planning, estate planning and investment management services.

Dean is among a rare breed of professionals because he possesses wide-ranging experience and certifications in the fields of law, estate, tax and financial planning and accounting. Over the past 10 years alone, Dean has created more than 2,000 estate plans and every year he handles more than 300 complex tax returns for business and families.  Currently, he manages the wealth of more than 80 hard-working families.

Dean is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. degree and a J.D. degree (1981) – both with highest honors – from DePaul University. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Pennsylvania. He is also a Registered Investment Advisor and has served as an education advisor for the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, of which he’s been a member since 1994.

His reputation as one of America’s foremost estate planning advisors has made Dean a sought-after speaker who has made presentations at more than 500 events attended by legal, financial and health care professionals.

Dean is also a prolific writer who has co-authored three books, Strictly Business: Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses, Total Wealth Management and Love, Money, Control: Reinventing Estate Planning.

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Dean earned both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees with highest honors from DePaul University. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1977.

Following law school, Dean spent six years with an international accounting firm. He began his own legal practice in 1987, concentrating on both tax and estate planning.

Practicing the dual role of attorney and Certified Public Accountant gives Dean unique qualifications when addressing the tax and legal issues inherent in estate planning.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.