Practice Areas

Estate Solutions

We provide comprehensive estate planning and estate administration solutions to individuals, married couples, blended families, same sex couples and domestic partners.

Business Solutions

We work with small business owners from inception to succession providing virtual “in-house” counsel. We will assist in many transactional and planning aspects of the business or refer the owner to the appropriate advisor.

Charitable Solutions

We consult with individuals, business owners and charitable organizations to build effective charitable planning tools to meet both the donor and donee’s short term and long term financial goals.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to providing results oriented, value driven, strategic, and innovative legal solutions to individuals, families and business owners.


Estate planning is a bitter sweet process that tugs at your heart. Our estate plan was tailored to our unique wishes... we were thrilled to finally get this done! We feel very fortunate to have had Amy shape and guide us through the process.
Tom & Vee T.
San Diego, CA
Estate Solutions Client


When it comes to estate planning, look no further.. I have worked with various attorneys in the past, and Amy is simply head and shoulders above the rest. She has done a great job of helping our family plan for the future, all the while providing amazing customer service and legal advice. She is competent, trustworthy, sharp, savvy, and committed to the community. Thanks for all your amazing work, Amy!
Wendy U.
San Diego, CA
Estate Solutions Client


I was going through one of the toughest times of my life, but having Amy and her team on my side made me feel like somehow, someway everything would get better – and it did – she is a force of nature.
Katie S.
San Diego, CA
Estate Solutions Client

About Us

Ms. Rypins, an Attorney and CPA, is the principal in The Law Offices of Amy Rypins, a boutique law firm specializing in business and estate planning services. Ms. Rypins utilizes her expertise in tax and law, as well as over 25 years of entrepreneurship, to provide business owners and professionals with comprehensive legal services for their businesses as well as, planning and administration of their estate.

Special attention is paid to the often divergent needs of family, individual, and business when creating a plan. Individual goals are carefully dovetailed with the family’s and business’ need for smooth transitions.

Ms. Rypins blends her legal and tax expertise with her compassion, to provide an inviting and comforting environment to work through estate administrations, an already emotional and difficult time. She is dedicated to educating clients in strategic and effective frameworks to avoid family conflict during estate planning meetings and estate administration.

Professional Achievements/Memberships

Founder of QDRO Pros, Inc., a company established in 1996 to streamline the processing of qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) necessary to divide retirement assets in divorce.

Served as member of the California Bar Association editorial board for continuing education on domestic partnership rules.

Chaired North Coastal Discussion Group – California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Member – California Bar Association

Member – San Diego Bar Association

North County Estate Planning Council

Finalist – San Diego Business Journal – Women Who Mean Business Awards

Frequent speaker on estate planning and charitable gift planning issues


Philanthropic Endeavors





Ms. Rypins is from New York and has been married for over 35 years to Eric B. Rypins, MD, FACS. They have one son, Michael and the newest family member, Retro, their Shih tzu. Eric and Amy first came to California on their honeymoon and loved it so much, moved here in 1982. Michael is a native.



QDRO Pros, Inc Center for Community Solutions

169 Saxony Rd. Ste. 102
Encinitas, Ca 92024

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