Who are we?

For over 15 years The Family Law Firm has been supporting families in our local area with practical, professional and information legal support. We can help you with all your family law requirements, including children, property and divorce. Follow the link to see our full services.

We pride ourselves on achieving the best results possible for you and your family while being highly considerate and compassionate in our work.

Due to our lower overheads we do not charge the same excessively high fees as larger firms do. We can also assist you in obtaining legal aid support and providing early intervention support depending on your personal circumstances. This has helped many of our clients to resolve legal issues quickly and without taking a large financial toll on themselves or their family.


David Coyle LL.B

Principal Lawyer

David is an experienced family lawyer and is a member of Family Law and Independent Children’s Lawyer panel at Legal Aid NSW.

David first opened his own legal practice in Chatswood, Sydney. David was called to the Bar in 1980 where he practised mainly in the area of family law and commercial law.

In 1989 David went to Papua New Guinea where he spent ten years advising major mining companies and oil refineries and drafted law for the Papua New Guinean government.

In 2001 David established the Family Law Firm in Maitland.

Professional Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.
  • Solicitor in the High Court of Australia

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