Deportation Disaster Averted

When a minor criminal conviction threatened to split his family, a client needed our professional advice to have the best chance of avoiding deportation. Read how principal lawyer Aaron Martin was there to provide reassuring, clear, and compassionate advice.

How a minor criminal conviction can get you deported…

As a migrant, did you know if you are convicted of a minor charge such as drink driving or wilful damage you can be deported? Even if you’re a resident?
That’s because under NZ law, any minor conviction (a conviction which carries a minimum sentence of up to three months in jail) committed in the