Amita Peltz has been practicing law in Western North Carolina for over 20 years, helping individuals and families improve their lives today and protect their futures for generations to come. She excels in helping clients untangle the confusing aspects of legal and financial decisions to create solid estate plans that protect them and their loved ones. A planner by nature having spent years helping clients in financial distress, she now focuses on keeping clients out of court and out of conflict through customized estate and business planning. Her legal expertise includes protecting families, wealth preservation, and values-based planning with detailed strategies for married or single people, partners or same sex couples, blended families or divorced individuals. She concentrates her practice on all aspects of estate planning from Wills and Trusts to curated health directives and business protection. Her goal is to help each client create a customized legacy and believes it is an act of love to do your estate planning, guaranteeing how you want to be remembered and providing protection for future generations.
Amita earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Tennessee in 1998 and her Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2002. She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Buncombe County Bar. She is a past Board Member of Girls on The Run of WNC, Junior Achievement of WNC, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Riverlink in Asheville, North Carolina. She is also an active member of the Land of the Sky Estate Planning Council.
Amita was born in New York City and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee. Asheville, North Carolina has been her home since 2002. She runs her law practice with her husband, Jason Peltz, who specializes in commercial and residential real estate. They have two daughters and enjoy spending time hiking, camping, flyfishing, and the dynamic local music scene. An avid photographer, she loves to capture the moment and enjoys travel and street photography. She also loves cooking and running and is happy to call Western North Carolina her home.