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Margaret Susan Price

Margaret Susan Price

also known as Margaret "Pegi" Price

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Uncontested Divorce, Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support

About Me


Private
Law Practice, limited exclusively to Family Law.


 


Standard divorce, paternity, child custody, child support and modification cases. 


 


Author of three books on divorce.


 


              Also serves as Consultant
and Expert Witness on family law cases involving special needs.


 


Has
served as Expert Witness, Guardian ad Litem or Consultant on over 60 family law cases involving special needs, as of June, 2011.


 


Chair,
Family Law Section, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis 2007
- 2008.


 


Author, book, The Special Needs Child and Divorce: A Practical Guide to Evaluating and Handling Cases (2009) Publisher, American Bar Association.


 


Author, book, Divorce and the Special Needs Child: A Guide for Parents (2010) Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.


 


             Author, book, What You Need To Know About Divorce, (1997) Fillmore Publishing.


 


             Author, feature article, Special Needs Children and Divorce   (2007) St. Louis Lawyer magazine.


 


             President, Gateway Chapter (St. Louis, Missouri), Autism Society of America (ASA)  2005 - 2008     


        


             Mother of son diagnosed with autism when he was 3 years old.


           


             Frequent speaker at national and international legal conferences and special needs conferences. 


 


        

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 20%
  3. Child Support: 10%
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. Alimony: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Peter Russell Van Leunen

    I endorse this lawyer. Her answers to questions here on Avvo are always spot on. For a family law issue in Missouri use Margaret.

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    Peter Van Leunen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Debbie S. Champion

    I wholeheatedly endorse Pegi Price. She is a tireless worker who fights hard to protect her clients and to assert their best interests at all times. Pegi is a "real" person. She understands her client's concerns and is a caring person and an excellent attorney. Her client's love her. At the same time, she works very well with other attorneys and her charm can often achieve real results.

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    Debbie Champion Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Suite 1600
7777 Bonhomme Ave.
St. Louis, MO, 63105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MOGood Standing, Active199001/08/2013
GATerminated - Nonpayment of Dues198606/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
National Teacher of the YearNational Academy for Paralegal Studies1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPrice Law Firm1990 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Parent Advisory Council, Special School District, St. Louis CountyRepresentative, middle school and high school2008 - 2010
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisChair, Family Law Section2007 - 2008
Autism Society of AmericaPresident, Gateway Chapter (St. Louis)2005 - 2008
Rotary InternationalMember, St. Louis Downtown Club2002 - 2010
MensaMember2001 - Present
The Missouri BarFamily Law Section1990 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
ConfidentialExcellent

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
BOOK - Divorce and the Special Needs Child, A Guide for ParentsDivorce and the Special Needs Child, A Guide for Parents2010
BOOK, Awesome Autism Quotes: Inspiration, Humor & ReflectionsAwesome Autism Quotes: Inspiration, Humor & Reflections2010
BOOK - The Special Needs Child and Divorce: A Guide to Evaluating and Handling CasesThe Special Needs Child and Divorce: A Guide to Evaluating and Handling Cases2009
St. Louis LawyerSpecial Needs Children and Divorce2007
BOOK - What You Need to Know About DivorceWhat You Need to Know About Divorce1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of North FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Spring Family Law Conference, New Orleans, LACustody and the Special Needs Child2010
National Conference, Kansas City, MOTop 10 Things You Can Do To Support Your Members When They Are Going Through Divorce2010
Metro St. Louis Autism ForumIssues to Consider When Going Through Divorce with Autism2010
Unique Considerations in Child Custody and Support CLA SeminarThe Special Needs Child and Divorce2009
National Conference, Chicago, ILChild Support, Custody and Children with Autism2009
Complex Issues in Child Custody Litigation, Edmond, OK and Tulsa, OKThe Special Needs Child and Divorce2009
16th Annual Hot Tips from the Experts - Family LawSpecial Needs Children and Divorce2009
National Conference, Phoenix, AZThe Effect of Divorce on Families with Autism2008
National Conference, Orlando, FLSpecial Needs Children and Divorce2008
Understanding Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism in MissouriThe Special Needs Child and Divorce2007
World Autism Congress, Cape Town, South AfricaDivorce and Families with Autism2006