Biography

Ashley N. Blaser is an Associate at Keystone Law Group, P.C. Ashley focuses her practice on trust and probate litigation.

Prior to joining Keystone, Ashley worked for a boutique firm specializing in trust and probate litigation, contested conservatorships, trust and estate administration, and estate planning. Ashley has experience counseling beneficiaries, trustees, personal representatives, private fiduciaries and conservators in both the probate and mental health court. She has litigated will contests, trust contests, 850 petitions, contested conservatorships, accounting disputes, actions for removal and surcharge of fiduciaries and fiduciary appointments. Ashley zealously and compassionately represents her clients’ interests.

She has appeared before probate courts in Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Orange County, and the Los Angeles County Mental Health court.

During law school, Ashley gained invaluable experience working as a judicial extern for Judge Roy L. Paul in the Probate Department of the Stanley Mosk Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles. Additionally, as a certified law clerk in the Central Trials Department of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, she had the privilege of arguing motions and conducting witness examinations as a law student.


Ashley N. Blaser
Associate
Education:

Ashley received her undergraduate degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and her law degree from Southwestern Law School.

Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trust & Estates Section
  • California Lawyers Association, Trusts & Estates Section
Representative Matters
  • Obtained a favorable settlement for pay-on-death beneficiary resulting in recovery of additional 50% of all real and personal property Trust assets.
  • Successfully negotiated for surcharge against personal representative’s share of estate and elimination of opposing attorney’s extraordinary legal fees
  • Successfully obtained emergency order granting the reversal of spouse’s wrongful transfer of $1.6 million out of the community estate and secured a temporary conservatorship over incapacitated spouse
  • Successfully obtained emergency order directing beneficiary to immediately vacate and deliver exclusive possession of Trust real property to the Trustee for committing waste against such property
  • Successfully defended against bad-faith petition to remove and surcharge personal representative
  • Successfully argued for rejection of creditor’s claim for untimely filing when creditor had actual knowledge of probate administration, thereby to the benefit of the estate beneficiaries
  • Assisted clients in obtaining accountings from executors, administrators and trustees on behalf of heirs and beneficiaries

Interests

Outside the office, Ashley enjoys hiking, gardening, spending time with her husband, her family, and petting the nearest dog or cat. She is also an avid moviegoer.