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Gregory Charles Ashcraft

Estate planning Attorney at Murrieta, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2014
    Active No misconduct found

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I have a wife and three kids that I care about deeply. I also have deep values that define the way I live my life. I enjoy working in estate planning because it gives me the opportunity to work with business owners and families who, like me, want to protect and provide for their loved ones in a way that reflects their core values. My favorite part of the day is face-to-face meeting with new clients. When new clients first come into my office, they usually have specific concerns to address. I actively address these front-of-mind concerns and then dig deeper to find other potential problems. I talk to clients about their hopes and fears and find ways to realize their hopes and put their fears to rest.

 I have prepared our firm to deliver great service to our clients in three key ways. First, having a well-thought out process is essential to delivering great customized estate plans. Our estate planning team knows what to do and can act with skill and efficiency. Second, working with great people is a must when preparing to succeed in the delivery of great services. We have chosen great employees and work together with stellar financial professionals and clients to make a terrific team. Third, I have prepared myself to deliver great service by studying estate planning and staying up-to-date on the ever changing landscape of the law.

One of the reasons I chose to practice estate planning law is because there is always more to learn about the field. There are always new laws, new family situations to work with, and new planning strategies. I love learning because the more I learn, the more value I can provide my clients. The more value I can provide my clients, the more I find my work satisfying. I guess you could say that I love learning because ultimately it makes me happier.

Our team devotes a lot of time to really understanding the needs and desires of each client. That is why our initial consultations sometimes take up to three hours. A trust package is a great tool, but only if it is drafted well enough to avoid potential problems. I am proud to say that in our 17 years of practice, none of the plans that we have created have resulted in family fights or have needed to be probated.

The quality of work that we do is evidenced in our meticulously drafted documents, but more importantly it is evidenced in the praises of our former clients. After delivering a solution to a client’s needs, If the client is at all uncomfortable with the way we have drawn up their estate plan we make changes until our clients are 100% satisfied. We love giving a quality product because it assures our clients that their legacy of love will carry on even when they are gone.

I practice exclusively estate planning, estate administration, and probate law. I have worked in various law offices over the course of a decade before graduating from California Western School of Law in San Diego. I currently practice in Murrieta and San Diego. When I am not in the office, I am throwing my kids around in the pool, playing guitar, bantering with my wife, or participating actively in my church. 

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The Ashcraft Firm
29970 Technology Drive
Suite 217
Murrieta, CA, 92563

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Posted by Phil | March 30, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Smart and dilligent
Greg completed my trust quickly and completely. He carefully walked me through each document and provided proper context so that I completely understood the nature of the trust. He carefully researched all aspects of my estate and found information that I was not aware of. I trust him and I highly recommend him. In fact, he is now working with other family members based on my recommendation.
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Ashcraft Firm
  • 2014 - Present
  • Firm Administrator
  • The Ashcraft Firm
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Paralegal
  • Keen Law Offices
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Paralegal
  • The Ashcraft Firm
  • 2003 - 2005
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  • California Western SOL
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Estate of Patricia Reynolds
  • Complete


  • Southwest Riverside County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Award for Academic Excellence- Estate Planning
  • California Western School of Law
  • 2013
  • Award for Academic Excellence- Workers Compensation
  • California Western School of Law
  • 2013
  • Dean's List
  • California Western School of Law
  • 2013


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Estate planning Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Ashcraft is truly an expert in estate planning. He possesses an incredible understanding of the law and therefore is able to make difficult concepts understandable through plain english and clever visuals. I wholeheartedly endorse his services."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He and I served on a jury together and I had the opportunity to observe his keen intellect and warm and caring demeanor. I will not hesitate to refer estate planning, probate and trust matters to him."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg is a caring attorney who has taken the time to carefully explain and document his process, so that his clients understand what to expect, and understand how to successfully plan their affairs."
Estate planning Attorney | Dec 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Greg Ashcraft. Greg belongs to the premier estate planning organization in the country. I highly recommend Greg."
Trusts Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Greg Ashcraft is an extremely professional and knowledgeable attorney. His experience can guide your family through some of the difficult choices that one must make. Peace of mind is the greatest gift you can leave your family, and Greg Ashcraft is the best attorney for your estate planning needs."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Greg is a consummate professional and very knowledgeable."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Greg is a fine, professional and caring individual who handles his cases and clients effectively, and applies his many years of education and experience to achieve the best results for them."
Estate planning Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Greg is an amazing person to be around and possesses tremendous personal skills, a necessity for any lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Greg has a strong understanding of estate law including, trusts, wills, and probate."
Probate Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Greg is smart and works hard. If it was possible, I'd hire him to probate my estate."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Greg and his family for several years, and I had the great honor of watching him excel during law school and being the sponsoring attorney who moved his admission to the California Bar. Greg is supremely honest, caring, and VERY, VERY knowledgeable in Estate Planning and Probate matters. I have referred numerous clients to him, and I have heard nothing but praise from every referral. I trust Greg implicit, and I heartily recommend him to anyone who needs Estate Planning or Probate work."
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Murrieta Estate planning Lawyer Gregory Charles Ashcraft
Gregory Charles Ashcraft
Estate planning Attorney
Murrieta, CA
Licensed for 10 years