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Richard Samuel Price

Richard Samuel Price

Probate, Wills & Trusts, Litigation, Real Estate
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law
  • California
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Mr. Price is an excellent attorney who advocates for his clients.
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R. Sam Price is an experienced and highly educated attorney who’s passionate about helping others. Sam’s exceptional talent is to make complicated legal jargon and court procedures, simple and easy for his clients to comprehend.

Sam is the managing attorney of the growing boutique law practice, Price Law Firm, APC, which focuses on probate, estate planning, trust administration, long-term care planning and litigation. He represents clients in probate matters and prosecutes and defends clients in probate and trust litigation. He made such an impression on an author client that she based a character of a probate attorney on him, in her real-life novel entitled, “Battle of the Wills.” He assists clients with protecting their family through estate planning and long-term care planning. Sam helps successor trustees administer trusts after the passing of the settlor. 

Sam earned two law degrees with a master of laws degree from New York University School of Law and a juris doctor with honors from Western New England College School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from California State University, San Bernardino.

When he’s not working on a legal matter, Sam values time spent with his family; his British TV reporter wife, Tiffany, their son; and their Boston Terrier. His other great passion is woodworking and he has designed and built a number of unique pieces of furniture in his office. 

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
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    Free initial consultation by telephone for up to 30 minutes
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  • Contingent Fees
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Price Law Firm, APC
- Current
The Law Office of Richard Samuel Price
International Tax Consultant
New York University School of Law
LL.M. (2000) | Taxation
Activities: Student government
Western New England University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Environmental Moot Court
California State University - San Bernardino
B.A. (1996) | Business Administration
15 Year Anniversary Recognition
10 Year Anniversary Recognition
Professional Associations
Western San Bernardino County Bar Association
- Current
Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
San Bernardino County Bar Association
- Current
Riverside County Bar Association
- Current
State Bar of California # 208603
- Current
Speaking Engagements
NBI Probate Seminar, San Bernardino
National Business Institute
Speaker on probate processes for decedent's estates.
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1240 Questions Answered

Q. Re:probate case when i file a Declaration can i also include what i want the court to do.Like exclude and release funds?
A: No, a petition and an order to withdraw funds from a blocked account are separate forms. Use Judicial Counsel Forms MC-357 and MC-358 to request withdrawal of funds from a blocked account.
Q. How do I get my hearing date for status report modified to include Petition for final distribution?
A: You would fill in the hearing date and then put in your filing that the judge said it was okay to set the same hearing date.
Q. Does a request for production of documents and a requests for admission have to be filed with the court clerk.
A: No, discovery requests do not need to be filed with the court clerk to be legal. In fact, discovery is not filed with the court. They are normally served on the other party by mail.
Q. Re: probate in Los Angeles- there's a hearing date(17days)set by judge to show status can I file motion using same date?
A: You would have to get permission from the judge to use the same date for a motion or petition. You normally would file your motion or petition and then the court would set a new hearing date.
Q. ....can I write on top MotionNotice & Motion on one paper? And how many requests can i ask court to do per motion?
A: There is a judicial counsel for to petition the court to withdraw funds from a blocked account: Judicial Counsel Form MC-357. You must also file an order to withdraw funds from a blocked account: Judicial Counsel Form MC-358. When you file this petition and order, you can only ask the court to withdraw funds from a blocked account, not any other motions.
Q. Los Angeles probate case, I hired lawyer because I want to Object/ file 850.Lawyer never filed 850 but said he did....
A: I'm sorry that you are going through this. You should have a sit-down discussion with your attorney to understand what has happened. If you don't get satisfactory answers, you can switch attorneys.
Q. we need a pro bono attorney, we have a brother and sister that manipulated a will where he takes just about everything
A: A will must be validly created, with the testator of sound mind, and not under the undue influence of anyone else. Contact an attorney to review your situation and read the will.
Q. What happens if you are a benificiary of a life insurance policy but have no certified death certificate to submit?
A: Only certain persons can get a copy of a death certificate. You can hire an attorney to get a copy for you.
Q. What to file Los Angeles probate court to ask judge to exclude property/money from sale of property & show proof Docs.
A: I'm sorry, but I'm unclear of what you are asking about. If you mean that there is a sale of real estate, and you receive notice of proposed action for the sale of the real estate, you can object to the sale and file your objection with the court and notify the personal representative. I don't know what you mean by "proof docs."
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Price Law Firm, APC
300 E. State St., Ste. 620
Redlands, CA 92373
Telephone: (909) 475-8800
Fax: (909) 475-9500