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Gary W Peal

Gary W. Peal, Esq., LL.M.

Gary W. Peal practices mainly in the areas of Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Tax and Business Law. This includes complex Will and Trust Planning to achieve the client’s specific tax and estate planning goals while planning to eliminate or minimize estate tax, gift tax, income tax and generation-skipping taxes.

Mr. Peal’s business law practice includes the formation of corporations, partnerships, LLCs and other entities and all contracts associated with the running of a business. Mr. Peal also assists owners with the sale of business entities or assets as well as succession planning for business owners.

Gary was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has practiced in Sarasota for over 35 years. Gary earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance at the University of Florida with high honors and his law degree from the University of Florida with honors. In addition, after law school, Mr. Peal earned his Masters of Laws (LL.M) degree in Taxation at the University of Florida. Gary is married with three children and enjoys offshore fishing, basketball, and tennis.

Office Location

Sarasota, Florida


Areas of Practice

Estate Planning

  • Last Wills and Testaments
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Living Wills
  • Health Care Surrogates
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Tax Controversies, Representation of IRS, including Audit and Appeal Homestead planning
  • Tax advice
  • Succession planning for Business Owners
  • Trust and Estate Administration for Florida Domicile Planning
  • Preparation and Filing of Tax returns

Probate and Trust Administration

Tax Planning and Business Services

Bar Admissions

  • Florida 1984
  • US Tax Court 1984


  • University of Florida LL.M. Taxation, 1984
  • University of Florida J.D., with Honors, 1983
  • University of Florida B.S. Finance, with High Honors, 1980

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar

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