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Sarah Schelling Peet

Trusts Attorney at Tampa, FL

5.0   8 reviews
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Licensed for 17 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 11/23/2022

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The Bank of Tampa
601 Bayshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL, 33606


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Posted by anonymous | April 19, 2015
Applying for Medicaid for Elderly Parent
In January we went to Sarah for help in applying for Medicaid for our father who is in a nursing home. Sarah helped up with information on how to navigate the cumbersome task of gathering all the documents necessary for Medicaid approval. Sarah answered all our questions via e-mail or phone in a timely manner. Our father was approved for Medicaid one month later. We were happy to hear that Dad had been approved so quickly. We believe that Sarah's attention to detail and her accurate responses to our questions helped us complete the process so quickly. We highly recommend Sarah for anyone who needs legal advice in helping their elderly parents.
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Posted by Karen | April 16, 2015
Comments about Sarah Peet
I had the privilege of meeting Ms. Peet at a seminar at which she presented. I approached her after the meeting to ask some personal questions, which she explained to me so that I could fully understand. We worked with Sarah and her law firm to help us prepare a Special Needs trust and Power of Attorney. She also answered my son's questions regarding another legal situation and treated him with such respect. We referred another family member in which she created a trust, who was very pleased with her knowledge, professionalism, cost and follow-up. I would highly recommend Ms. Peet as an attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | April 16, 2015
Endorsement for Sarah Schelling Peet
I recently hired Sarah Schelling Peet to create my Will, and I have nothing but glowing remarks to contribute. Sarah is extremely knowledgeable, to the point of being a specialist in the practice of Wills and Estate Planning. She is honest and trustworthy, and I recommend her highly!
Posted by Peggy | April 13, 2015
Sarah Schelling Peet
While discussing with friends that my 15-year-old grandson was coming to visit without his parents, I learned that a POA for Child Care was necessary in the State of Florida to ensure that we could properly care for him. By email, I furnished the information necessary. By email, Sarah Schelling Peet sent the completed documents to me and to my daughter for execution. From start to finish, it was 2 days. I could not have been more pleased.
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Posted by John | April 10, 2015
Wills and other estate planning services.
Ms. Peet was very knowledgeable and helpful during the entire process. She asked insightful questions to help us explore every possible scenario during our planning discussions. She was very accessible which was nice. We would definitely use her again should the need arise.
Posted by Sheryl | April 10, 2015
Personal Plan
I knew nothing about estate/will planning when I was referred to Mrs. Peet. She not only knows everything that will plan for my family, but she also explains the terms and choices in language that I can easily understand. She keeps abreast of all legal changes and policies. She is very courteous and easy to relate to. She also keeps me informed of interesting items that occur.
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Posted by anonymous | April 9, 2015
Excellent estate planning services provided
My husband and I were very pleased with Ms. Schelling Peet from our first meeting. We could see she understood our needs and provided us with explanations of her services and provided us with a written plan within days of our meeting. She helped us feel at ease through the entire process and responded promptly to any questions we asked. We are so relieved to know our wishes will be carried out if and when the time comes. We strongly recommend Sarah Schelling Peet.
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Posted by Mara | March 19, 2015
Estate planning review
We loved working with Sarah Peet for our Estate planning! She was so professional and caring. Deciding on guardians for your children and dividing assests can be daunting, but she thoroughly walked us through each step and helped with so many questions. I highly recommend her services!
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  • Tulane University Law School
  • LL.M.
  • 2006
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2005
  • University of South Florida
  • B.A.
  • 2000
  • Clearwater Central Catholic
  • N/A
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  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • 2013 - Present
  • Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council
  • 2013 - Present
  • The Junior League of Tampa
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Training Event
  • Women, Wealth & Wills
  • 2015
  • Chapter meeting
  • Breaking Down Estate Planning Myths
  • 2015
  • Parent Night
  • Special Needs Trust Planning
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (9)
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Estate planning Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Great attorney who helped a number of my clients with estate planning concerns. Always a pleasure to work with."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She is well respected among her peers and is a very effective a passionate advocate in and outside of the courtroom."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have know Sarah for several years and am always impressed by her knowledge and professionalism. I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mrs. Peet is highly knowledgeable estate planning attorney who caters to a variety of clients. I'd recommend consulting with her should you, a family member, or friend need estate planning."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Sarah. Sarah is very knowledgeable about her practice areas and cares about each and every one of her clients."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Sarah is a highly qualified and very knowledgeable attorney. She has successfully and efficiently assisted a number of clients that I have referred to her. I would highly recommend this attorney to anyone in need of Estate Planning assistance."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Sarah is a skilled and caring estate planning attorney. I have referred several clients to Sarah for their estate planning needs and she has gone over and above for each of them."
Probate Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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