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A Unique Approach to the Practice of Trust and Estate Law

For years, Mr. Ambrecht has focused his practice on integrating sophisticated estate and tax planning to mesh with the intergenerational family dynamics of his clients. He has developed expertise to assist clients in resolving conflicts between generations and to construct a lasting framework for family business management and ownership succession.

He served for three years as Chair of the Estate and Gift Tax Section of the California State Bar Tax Section.

Mr. Ambrecht is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law. He received his BA and MBA from the University of California Los Angeles, his JD from Loyola University, and a LLM (Taxation) from New York University.


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John W. Ambrecht

Santa Barbara, CA


1224 Coast Village Circle, Suite 32

Santa Barbara, CA  93108

Tel: (805) 965-1329

Fax: (805) 965-7637


Articles By Mr. Ambrecht

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Asset Protection Trusts: An Important

Ingredient in the Estate Planning Process

The Estate Planner's Perspective of Asset Protection Trusts: An Overview

-John W. Ambrecht


Succession Planning

What Works and What Doesn't

-John W. Ambrecht


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