Hackensack, NJ
433 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
ph: 201.488.1300
fx: 201.488.2460
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Areas of Practice



Paul N. Ambrose, Jr.


Paul N. Ambrose, Jr. is chair of the estate planning, estate litigation and tax practice in the Firm's Hackensack office. Paul has concentrated his practice in the following areas of the law: Corporate law, Taxation, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate, Franchise law, Internal Revenue Service disputes both civil and criminal, Probate and Estate litigation, Commercial transactions and litigation.

Paul has extensive experience with all areas of franchise and distributorship litigation and dispute resolution, representing numerous franchisors and franchisees and distributors and distributees. Whether negotiating a franchise agreement, litigating a distributor termination, or drawing up franchise business plans, Paul can provide professional services to his clients.

Interaction with taxing authorities can be both distressing and unsettling. Paul has represented clients in a variety of matters before the Internal Revenue Service, Division of Taxation of New Jersey and Department of Labor. He is committed to protecting the financial and legal interests of the firm’s clients facing those taxing authorities. Paul works directly with our firm’s clients in conjunction with accountants, former Internal Revenue Services’ Agents and specialists, to create a tax team that focuses their efforts on strategic and tactical decisions at the onset of an inquiry to assist the clients in avoiding or minimizing tax exposure.

Paul has represented proponents and contestants of wills and litigated a wide variety of issues in probate and estate litigation. He has been involved in preparing estate plans, including Wills, Insurance Trusts, Living Wills, Advance Medical Directives, Personal Residence Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Revocable Living Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships or Limited Liability Companies.

Areas of Concentration

  • Commercial Residential Closings
  • Franchise & Distributorship Acquired
  • Franchise & Distributiorship Litigation

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member: New Jersey Bar Association
  • Bergen Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association