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Margaret Susan Price

Divorce and separation Attorney at Porterville, CA

5.0   1 review

also known as Margaret "Pegi" Price

  • State Years
    Missouri - MO 33 years
    Georgia - GA 36 years
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State MO
    Acquired 1990
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1986
    Terminated - Nonpayment of Dues No misconduct found

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

About Margaret

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Practice area
  1. Divorce and separation
    I am now an Associate Professor with National University in California. I consult and advise on cases involving special needs cases. I also serve as a speaker at conferences and as a resource for the media.

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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Margaret Susan Price
2176 W Wall Court
Porterville, CA, 93257


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Posted by Maria | August 23, 2011
Pit bull with lipstick!
She really cared about how my kids and I would be after the divorce. She explained a lot of things I hadn't thought of, and helped me avoid making mistakes. Great job!


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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor
  • National University
  • 2013 - Present
  • Principal
  • Price Law Firm
  • 1990 - Present


  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • University of North Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983

Legal Cases

  • Confidential
  • Excellent


  • U S International Council on Disabilities
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Rotary International
  • Member, Porterville, California Club
  • 2013 - Present
  • Mensa
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Parent Advisory Council, Special School District, St. Louis County
  • Representative, middle school and high school
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Chair, Family Law Section
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Autism Society of America
  • President, Gateway Chapter (St. Louis)
  • 2005 - 2008
  • Rotary International
  • Member, St. Louis Downtown Club
  • 2002 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • National Teacher of the Year
  • National Academy for Paralegal Studies
  • 1992


  • St. Louis Lawyer
  • Special Needs Children and Divorce
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • Spring Family Law Conference, New Orleans, LA
  • Custody and the Special Needs Child
  • 2010
  • National Conference, Kansas City, MO
  • Top 10 Things You Can Do To Support Your Members When They Are Going Through Divorce
  • 2010
  • Metro St. Louis Autism Forum
  • Issues to Consider When Going Through Divorce with Autism
  • 2010
  • Unique Considerations in Child Custody and Support CLA Seminar
  • The Special Needs Child and Divorce
  • 2009
  • National Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Child Support, Custody and Children with Autism
  • 2009
  • Complex Issues in Child Custody Litigation, Edmond, OK and Tulsa, OK
  • The Special Needs Child and Divorce
  • 2009
  • 16th Annual Hot Tips from the Experts - Family Law
  • Special Needs Children and Divorce
  • 2009
  • National Conference, Phoenix, AZ
  • The Effect of Divorce on Families with Autism
  • 2008
  • National Conference, Orlando, FL
  • Special Needs Children and Divorce
  • 2008
  • Understanding Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism in Missouri
  • The Special Needs Child and Divorce
  • 2007
  • World Autism Congress, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Divorce and Families with Autism
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (4)
Endorse Margaret
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. Her answers to questions here on Avvo are always spot on. For a family law issue in Missouri use Margaret."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"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."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Attorney Price is both experienced and dedicated. She is well respected in this field of law. RAF"
Family Attorney | May 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. She is an excellent attorney with specialized skills in the area of divorce and special needs children. She is an author, speaker and expert in this area. I regularly recommend client's to her and am glad to do so here."
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