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Maritess T. Bott

Maritess T. Bott has been helping community members in the Chicago area for many years. She has more than two decades of experience handling legal matters, and takes pride in what she does for people in need of legal assistance. She treats each client as if they are a family member, as she has their best of interest in mind at all times. After just one consultation with Maritess, you will be able to see why so many people trust her with their sensitive legal issues and disputes. She strives to be the trusted counsel who her clients can turn to whenever in need. Ms. Bott’s area of practice includes:

  • Estate Planning 
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Elder Law and Medicaid
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Planning
  • Residential Real Estate

Maritess graduated with a B.A. in Marketing and minor in Communications from Northern Illinois University. She earned a Masters of Science in Accountancy from Rosary College (now Dominican University). Then, she enrolled at John Marshall Law School, where she achieved her law degree while working at Weiss & Block Chartered part-time. Maritess knows how to balance life and has learned the art of multi-tasking — she earned her graduate degree in just three years! 

Through Maritess’ commitment and education, she built the foundation required to effectively help her clients on estate planning and business matters. When she isn’t providing legal services, you can find her spending time with family, hanging out with girlfriends, or attending a sporting event. If you think Maritess T. Bott could be the right lawyer, including an employment law lawyer in Schaumburg, IL, for you, call Bott & Associates today. 

Title: What is the difference between wills and trusts?
: 5/2021

Title: Are clients concerned about spouses remarrying?
Recorded: 6/2021

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

Title: Why should you avoid probate and make a plan?
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

Title: Special Needs Planning
Recorded: 5/2024

Title: Protecting your family – An article on Casey Kasem
Recorded: 6/2024