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Northern Illinois Center for ElderCARE, P.C.

Phone: (815) 227-1144 Fax: (815) 227-1146 1491 S Bell School Rd Ste 4, Rockford, IL 61108

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Northern Illinois Center for ElderCARE, P.C., is a lawn firm focusing on elder law, including developing probates and trusts to manage the client's finances and wishes to ensure that the client's needs are met and that their family is supported and provided with funds as well. Located in Rockford, IL, this firm serves the Rockford metropolitan area, including Pecatonia, Roscoe, Rockton, South Beloit, Monroe Center, Wilton, German Valley, Cherry Valley, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Belvidere, Winnebago, Poplar Grove, Byron, Lindenwood, Stillman Valley, Davis Junction, Durand, Davis, Dakota, Freeport, Kirkland, Rochelle, Ashton, Franklin Grove, Dixon, Palmyra, and Sterling. The firm has been in business since 1976 and is led by Attorney Oliver Wendell Nelson, who earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana-Champaign and is a third-generation attorney. Before earning his Juris Doctor, Nelson served for two years in the United States Army, including one year in Vietnam, and was awarded the Bronze Star for Combat Action.

This firm provides elder law services, focusing on preserving and strengthening the assets of clients in order to ensure that they will have enough to pay their debts and pass on an inheritance to their heirs. Practice areas include Revocable Living Trusts, Medicaid Income Trusts, Medicaid qualification verification, life planning to determine needs and goals, Powers of Attorney for healthcare and property, Living Wills or Declarations, and residential real estate sales and purchase.

Visit the website for Northern Illinois Center for ElderCARE, P.C., to learn more about the firm, read about the different practice areas available, and contact the firm to schedule a consultation.

BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Northern Illinois Center for ElderCARE, P.C. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Northern Illinois Center for ElderCARE, P.C.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 21, 2011 Business started: 05/18/1976 Business started locally: 05/18/1976 Business incorporated 04/09/1990 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Oliver Nelson, Owner Mary Jo Nelson, Office Manager
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Oliver Nelson, Owner
Business Category

Attorneys & Lawyers Attorneys & Lawyers - Elder Law Attorneys & Lawyers - Real Estate Attorneys & Lawyers - Wills, Trust & Probate Attorneys & Lawyers - Estate Planning Estate Planning & Management Offices of Lawyers (NAICS: 541110)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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