Peggy R. Hoyt, JD, MBA, BCS*

Peggy R. Hoyt is a lifelong animal advocate, pet mom and attorney. Her work experience includes college recruiter, financial consultant, account executive and chief financial officer before entering law school. She is a founding partner of Hoyt & Bryan, LLC. Peggy Hoyt is dual certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts, and Estates and in Elder Law. She is the founder of Animal Care Trust USA., a Florida not for profit corporation, whose mission is to keep loved pets in loving homes.
Peggy Hoyt practices in the areas of family wealth and legacy counselling, including trust and estate planning and administration, elder law, small business creation, succession and exit planning, real estate transactions and animal law. In addition to her law degree, she holds a Florida real estate license. Peggy formerly held a NASD Series 7 license and health, life and variable annuities licenses. She serves as a certified FINRA Arbitrator. Peggy was an adjunct professor of Animal Law with Barry University College of Law.
Peggy is the author of, All My Children Wear Fur Coats – How to Leave a Legacy to Your Pet, an informative guide for pet owners who want to include their pets as part of their estate plans. She has co-authored numerous other titles including Special People, Special Planning – Creating a Safe Legal Haven for Families with Special Needs; Loving Without a License – An Estate Planning Survival Guide for Unmarried Couples and Same Sex Partners; A Matter of Trust – The Importance of Personal Instructions; Women in Transition – Navigating the Legal and Financial Challenges in Your Life; Like a Library Burning – Sharing and Saving a Lifetime of Stories; Thank Everybody for Everything! Grow your Life and Your Business with Gratitude; Gratitude Expressions; Straight Talk! About Estate Planning and Straight Talk! What to Do When Someone Dies. Her most recent books are What’s the Deal With…Estate Planning and What’s the Deal With…Estate Administration. Her newest book with Rudi Hoffman addresses the estate planning concerns of cryonicists.
Peggy speaks at the local, regional and national levels on estate planning and elder law topics including pet planning and planning for families with special needs. Peggy has been featured on CNN Financial News, in the Wall Street Journal and in the Orlando Sentinel for her dedication to pet planning. She is also highly regarded for her workshops on gratitude marketing, life balance and law office management. She hosts a weekly “Paw-cast” called All My Children Wear Fur Coats.

Peggy R. Hoyt