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Carol A. Nolan has been a frequent speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid issues, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianships for the Illinois State Bar Association, National Business Institute, and the DuPage County Bar Association.

Carol has over 15 years of experience in the field of Medicaid planning.  She advises clients about the rules pertaining to Medicaid, nursing homes, asset transfers, and trusts for the disabled.  She will assist clients in filing Medicaid applications and related matters.

Carol also has expertise in preparing revocable living trusts, wills, and other estate planning tools.  This includes plans for special needs children, disabled adults, clients with minor children, second marriages, and non citizen spouses.


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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
    21 years
  2. Trusts: 20%
    21 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    21 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    21 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Denice A. Gierach

    I endorse this lawyer. She is very knowledgeable in elder law. She is easy to talk with, which is really helpful for clients who are navigating a tough time in their lives--when they or their parents get older and need nursing home or other care.


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Contact info

Carol A. Nolan

620 West Roosevelt Road Suite C-1
Wheaton, IL, 60187-2306


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199605/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Woman GraduateNorthern Illinois University1992
Magna cum laudeNorthern Illinois University1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerCarol A. Nolan Attorney at Law2000 - Present
AttorneyLawfirms1995 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1996 - Present
Association of Senior Service ProvidersMember1996 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersMember1996 - Present
DuPage Association of Women LawyersDirector2005 - 2006
DuPage County Bar AssociationChairman2001 - 2002
DuPage Association of Women LawyersDirector2001 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Medicaid planningAll applications approved by Medicaid
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Northern Illinois UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ProbateLegal Ethics2010
Elder LawElder Law2008