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Saman Behnam

Family Attorney at Long Beach, CA

3.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1998
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Saman

Learn Saman’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Family
    Custody, Visitation, Child and Spousal Support, Business valuation, All facets of family law litigation and related property litigation including real estate, family owned businesses, cash flow analysis, tracing, etc.

    11 years

  2. Estate planning
    Prepare, revocable trust, life insurance Trust, Wills, Power of Attorney, Health care directive, Trust administration, Probate

    25 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    Review, prepare, modify, negotiation of agreements, employment contracts, commercial contracts, Business collection, business law, contract review, preparation, litigation, and debt collection

    25 years

  4. Bankruptcy and debt
    Represent Debtor in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Related Court appearances, Law and Motion, Creditor meeting, creditor actions, relief from stay, adversary matters, lien avoidance

    25 years

  5. Landlord or tenant
    Eviction, landlord tenant dispute, 3 day notice, 30 day notice, 60 day notice, rental agreement, lease review

    11 years

  6. Adoption
    Step parent adoption, adult adoption, guardianship

    11 years

  7. Mediation
    Mediation of disputes, panel member US Bankruptcy court mediation panel

    25 years


Law Offices of Saman Behnam, PLC
Sovereign Building
354 W. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA, 90802-4307

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Posted by anonymous | December 4, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional lawyer
He was recommended by my sister's employer. My mother had Alzheimers and we needed to set up a something. He took the time to answer our questions and guide all 3 of us through the process.
Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2012
Mr. Behnam gave me peace of mind.
I was being bullied by my landlord and convinced I would be evicted soon for discriminatory reasons. I was referred to Mr. Behnam's firm by the Legal Club of America. I am tremendously grateful for the representation he has given me since I became a client. He vigorously fought to keep us out of eviction court in order to save me money from court and *lawyer* fees. I was amazed by how much peace of mind having good representation can bring. I would not only recommend him to a friend for any legal matter, I would insist that they go to no other.
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Posted by Patty | February 11, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Demeaning in consult
I was referred to Mr. Behnam for a consult after learning my husband filed for divorce and obviously I was quite frantic and he couldn't have been less sympathetic or understanding. Not my fault he was put on this referral list. He talked down to me just like my husband used to. We must have had a bad connection which he used in the end to hang up on me.
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Posted by anonymous | December 5, 2014
Extremely Disappointing
Mr. Behnam stood us up on Friday Nov. 14th and we have not received any communication from him or his office since. We had made an appointment about 10 days prior for a 10 a.m. visit. My wife and I each took the day off work and drove 20 miles round-trip from our home to meet with this attorney. Upon our arrival at the attorney's office, his receptionist told us: “Mr. Behnam is not in. Would you like to make an appointment?” When we told her we already had an appointment and asked where Mr. Behnam was, she was clearly at a loss for words. She finally improvised something about his “having an emergency” which then turned into his “having to go to court.” We asked why no one had called us at our home that morning to tell us about the change of plans, and she couldn’t answer that question either. We told the receptionist that we would appreciate her telling Mr. Behnam about our great displeasure at this turn of events and how unprofessional we felt this behavior was. She nodded her head. Later, when we arrived home, we checked for any missed phone messages that might have come in earlier that morning, but (surprise) there were none. And there were no messages on our personal cell phones either. And, as I said, we have never heard another word in the weeks since. Obviously we won’t be doing business in the future with this attorney (who had successfully helped us with a legal matter about a year before).
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-325 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)


  • Thomas Jefferson SOL
  • law
  • N/A
  • California St Univ Fullerton
  • undergraduate
  • N/A


  • Joseph A. Ball/Clarence S. Hunt Inn of Court
  • Associate Member
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Farsi

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Estate planning Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Saman. He goes above and beyond to protect his clients' best interest. His passion for the law makes him a stellar attorney. I would recommend Saman to my family and friends."

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Long Beach Family Lawyer Saman Behnam
Saman Behnam
Family Attorney
Long Beach, CA
Licensed for 25 years