Coffs Harbour’s Family Law Specialists

Our solutions focused, practical approach empowers you to navigate family law decisions with confidence.

Divorce & Separation

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Children’s Matters

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Property Settlements

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Negotiation, Mediation & Agreements

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Wills & Estates

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Residential Conveyancing

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Bryant McKinnon Lawyers Your Legal Partners

Benjamin Bryant

Partner | Accredited Family Law Specialist

Benjamin Bryant grew up in Bellingen and dreamed of being a big city lawyer. He gained his law degree at the University of New England in Armidale, and came home... Read more

Heather McKinnon

Partner | Accredited Family Law Specialist

While raised in Tamworth, Heather McKinnon has built her formidable reputation over three decades practicing in Coffs Harbour. Now one of the leading Family Law authorities in the country, her... Read more

Meet The Team

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Bryant McKinnon Lawyers Our commitment to the Coffs Coast Community

Call us old fashioned, but we firmly believe that lawyers and other professionals must play a leadership role in the community. Over the last three decades members of our team have worked hard to help this community become stronger and more vibrant.

We currently provide financial sponsorship and invest time personally to assist the following local organisations: Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery Friends, Young Actors Studio, Local School Mock Trials & Mediation Programs, Orara Valley Hockey Team, Coffs Harbour and District Hockey Association.

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What our clients have to say...

I honestly cannot put into words what you have done for our family. From the bottom of my heart thank you so very much. You were our rock, sounding board...


It was so good to not have to deal with [the craziness] myself for a change. You guys did a great job and spoke really well. I really appreciate your...


Thank you so much Ben.  It’s been a lot easier having you handle everything. Thanks also for your patience, hard work, and professionalism during this difficult time.


I just want to thank you and your staff for all the work you have done for me, making it less stressful throughout the whole process. I don’t know how...


A big heartfelt thank you for your time, understanding and effort in achieving our desired outcome.


Thank you Gemma.  I’m glad all is in order and we can move on knowing the documents are in safe hands.  I really appreciate the considerate and gentle way you...


Bryant McKinnon Lawyers Family Matters & Resources

FAQs Children’s Matters


FAQs Property Settlement


Glossary of Family Law Terms


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I received a sizeable payout from an accident as a child. What happens when I get divorced?

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Would other family members be able to fight for custody if something happens to me?

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Is it possible to get mediation on who will keep the kids for the holiday period?

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