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Maritess Bott

As a practicing lawyer of more than twenty years, Maritess Bott understands how important her role is in aiding people through a difficult time. In fact, she knows that most clients come to her because they need guidance regarding an issue that they cannot handle alone. She has a way of using her skills to identify what her clients need and then implementing various methods to give them the best chances of a favorable outcome. 

Maritess is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorney, which is a national organization that is dedicated to estate planning excellence. She is one of the very few lawyers who are part of this exclusive group. You can trust that if Maritess takes on your case, that you are in the most qualified and best of hands.

Ms. Bott graduated with a bachelor’s of science in Marketing and a minor in Communications from Northern Illinois University. She earned her law degree from John Marshall Law School, while also balancing a job at Weiss & Block Chartered. Ultimately, she started her own law firm out of the drive to provide better service to her clients in a personalized manner. 

Maritess was born in the Philippines, and came to the U.S. at the age of five. She grew up in Skokie, and currently lives in Rolling Meadows with her children, husband, and adopted pup, Cinnamon. When she isn’t helping clients, she likes to spend time with family, go to sporting events, host family events, watch reality TV, and hang out with her girlfriends. 

Don’t hesitate to contact a lawyer, including an employment law lawyer in Schaumburg, IL, like Maritess Bott from Bott & Associates if you need help with probate, trusts, elder law, medicaid, asset protection, business planning, or residential real estate. 

Title: What is the difference between wills and trusts?

Recorded 5/2021

Title: Are clients concerned about spouses remarrying?


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

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