FCA Article 10 - Abuse & Neglect

Concurrent Criminal Proceedings

A criminal conviction for almost ANY family offense can render a non-citizen deportable.

Family Court Admissions & Findings

  • Even when there is no criminal conviction, an admission to conduct in Article 10 can have negative consequences, including:
    • Bar to citizenship
    • Bar to lawful permanent residence (aka green card)
    • Bar to most forms of relief from deportation
    • Denial of admission to the United States after travel abroad