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Martiess T. Bott

Maritess T. Bott is the owner of Bott & Associates, LTD., and she is always striving to establish a trusting and personal relationship with her clients. She understands that when people come to her for legal advice, it’s often because they are going through a difficult time or want to prepare for their future. She has a way of using her communication and legal skills to create an environment in which her clients feel comfortable returning to her again and again for assistance. 

Maritess is a qualified and knowledgeable lawyer, who achieved the following educational milestones:


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

Ms. Bott’s current and past work experience includes:

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

If you are in need of legal help for any of the following matters, call Maritess today:

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

Maritess came to the United States from the Philippines at the age of five. She grew up in Skokie, and now lives in Rolling Meadows alongside her husband, children, and rescue dog. During her off hours, you can find her hanging out with family and friends, hosting family events, indulging in some reality TV, or attending a sports event. If you feel like Maritess could be the right lawyer, including an employment law lawyer in Schaumburg, IL, to handle your case, call Bott & Associates, LTD. today. 

Title: What is the difference between wills and trusts?
Recorded: 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: 7/17/2021

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