Serving South Coast
Families since 1989

CALL: (541) 269-5225
895 Commercial Avenue, Coos Bay, OR 97420-1765

Member of the Oregon State Bar Association • Member of the Coos County Bar Association • ZONTA (A Women’s Professional Organization) • Active Community Member

Proudly Serving Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties

Divorce Lawyer & Child Custody Lawyer in Coos Bay, Oregon

Since 1994, our family law firm has specialized in helping families through difficult times giving them legal and emotional support to transform challenging circumstances into happy beginnings. Margaret Melvin in Coos Bay, Oregon, is a divorce lawyer who understands the essentials of child custody law, giving you comprehensive representation throughout all proceedings.


• Divorce
• Child Custody
• Child Support
• Adoption
• Wills


Your representation begins with an initial consultation and legal advice. When you retain our services, we handle all document filings and gather necessary information. If your case goes to trial, we handle all proceedings, negotiation, and more for you. We handle negotiations, court proceedings, and document preparation.

 Child Support
Let us handle all your child support calculations and modifications, filing necessary paperwork with the court. We are there at all your administrative hearings taking care that you understand all your rights and obligations.

We love bringing families together through private adoptions. Whether it is a stepparent adoption or a private adoption, our firm is a vendor for the Oregon Department of Human Services/Family Services, giving you access to all their resources.

The adoption process begins with an initial consultation where you learn all the steps and how each one proceeds. We take pride in making sure you are never alone throughout the entire process and that we are there to answer all your questions and provide legal and emotional support.

We prepare simple wills and power of attorney documents. Sitting down with you to ensure all your wishes are covered in your will, you get complete documents that are understandable to you and your family.


Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our
family law firm to get the help you need.

Child Custody
After your initial consultation, and once you retain our services, we complete all necessary paperwork and file it with the courts. If your case should go to court, we will go to court on your behalf, always at your side every step of the way.
Family, Divorce Lawyer in Coos Bay, OR