Family Law

Accessible, understanding, combining life experience with expertise

The complex, fast-pace of life today puts great strain on many areas of family life; circumstances can develop in which you are in need of a good family lawyer. Timpany Walton can help you.

We have a highly qualified law team, experienced in all areas of family law, who are committed to providing an empathetic, professional legal service.

Finding out whether you need a family lawyer is your first step and we can help you to determine this. When a lawyer is required, our team will give you their complete attention and will work sensitively and confidentially with you to achieve the best possible outcome.

We bring a caring, innovative approach to problem solving, exploring all options, thinking laterally and clearly identifying the best options available to you. Being confident in the quality of legal advice you are receiving will provide you with a stable base, at what is often an emotional time, and will assist you to make major decisions concerning yourself and your family.

Our family law team has the advocacy skills and experience necessary to provide you with strong legal representation at each stage of family proceedings.

  • Custody/access and guardianship
  • Domestic violence
  • Paternity
  • Dissolution of marriage
  • Relationship property cohabitation and pre-marriage agreements
  • Relationship property litigation


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South Canterbury Women’s Refuge

Women’s Refuge is an independent community organization for women and children, provides support and information for you when dealing with violence in your life. Services include:  24-hr crisis phone line; 24-hr access to emergency accommodation; confidential listening and support.
P: 03 684-9582 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view  

Family Works

Family Works offers family-focused packages of support to individual families. Family Works provides a range of programmes including, The Buddy Programme; Parent/Caregiver Education Programme, among others.
P: 03 688 5029 | 

Department of Corrections - Community probation and psychological service

Providing information on the sentencing process and the outcomes of sentencing; Department of Corrections also manage community work.
P: 03 684 2500 |  23 North Street, Timaru