Maritess T. Bott

Maritess T. Bott at Bott & Associates, LTD. has been providing legal support to those in the Chicago area for quite some time. She has 20 years of experience assisting people with legal matters, and takes seriously her role in offering legal counsel during a person’s time of great need. She treats her clients just as she would a cherished relative, who needs someone to advocate for them and have their best interest in mind always. It is her personal and career goal to be that trusted counsel who clients know they can turn to if a legal issue or event were to arise. 

Martiess has experience handling the following legal topics:

  • Residential real estate
  • Business planning
  • Elder law and medicaid
  • Asset protection
  • Estate planning 
  • Probate and trust administration 

Educational acheivements: 

  • Law Degree: John Marshall Law School
  • Masters of Science in Accountancy: Rosary College (now Dominican University)
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Minor in Communications: Northern Illinois University

Work history:

  • Law Firm Owner at Bott & Associates
  • Head of Estate Planning and Probate Division for a sole practitioner
  • United Airlines Credit Union (now Alliant Credit Union)
  • Weiss & Block Chartered

Ms. Bott is a qualified lawyer, including a business law lawyer in Schaumburg, IL,  who offers compassion and strategy when helping clients. She is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, which is an exclusive national organization committed to promoting only the highest level of legal services in estate planning. She is one of the few lawyers in the Chicago area who is a member of this elite group. 

When not helping clients with legal matters, she enjoys indulging in some reality television, hanging out with her husband and children, cuddling with her adopted peekapoo, or attending a sports event. You can reach Maritess T. Bott by contacting Bott & Associates today!

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Title: What is the difference between wills and trusts?
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Recorded: 6/21/2021

Title: What is the best way to distribute assets to your children?
Recorded: 7/2021

Title: What is Funding?
Recorded: 9/2021

Title: Planning for the Future ft. Paula Sexton
Recorded: 11/2021

Title: Do You Need Long-term Care Insurance, ft. Jesse Slome
Recorded: 1/2022

Title: Life With Dignity ft. Sue Salach-Culter & Fran Piekarski
Recorded: 1/2022

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Recorded: 2/2022

Title: Estate Planning and Divorce
Recorded: 2/2022

Title: Larry King’s Estate
Recorded: 3/2022

Title: Top 5 Reasons to Avoid Probate
Recorded: 4/2022

Title: Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 5/2022

Title: Impact of Divorce on Estate Planning
Recorded: 6/2022

Title: Pitfalls to Avoid in Same-sex Estate Planning
Recorded: 7/2022

Title: 5 Common Estate Planning Scenarios
Recorded: 8/2022

Title: Remarriage and Estate Planning
Recorded: 9/2022

Title: Ann Heche’s Estate
Recorded: 10/2022

Title: Common Estate Planning Scams
Recorded: 11/2022

Title: A Mindset For Building Wealth feat. Nina Cooke
Recorded: 1/2023

Title: Consequences of DIY Estate Planning
Recorded: 2/2023

Title: Gage Park’s Mystery Millionaire
Recorded: 3/2023

Title: An Interview with Sal Burd
Recorded: 4/2023

Title: Avoiding Trust Errors
Recorded: 5/2023

Title: Top Tips for Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 6/2023

Title: Challenges Of A Blended Family In Probate
Recorded: 7/2023

Title: Benefits of a Trust over a Will
Recorded: 8/2023

Title: Business Succession Planning
Recorded: 9/2023

Title: Challenges Of Planning For A Blended Family
Recorded: 10/2023

Title: Dangers of Cohabitation

Recorded: 11/2023

Title: 3 Probate Horror Stories
Recorded: 12/2023

Title: Preparing For Your Future
Recorded: 1/2024

Title: Medicaid Planning
Recorded: 2/2024

Title: Estate Planning 101
Recorded: 3/2024

Title: Couples, Money & Retirement
Recorded: 4/2024