The reforms were supposed to give parents more options outside of costly court proceedings but they have been criticised for creating new problems.
The lawyer admitted to two charges and voluntarily stepped down from practice before his hearing.
Apart from helping people with house purchases, the app has the potential to be modified to cover other legal areas.
Nikolas Delegat’s sentence, criticised for being light, is consistent with sentences customarily handed out by the judiciary, lawyers argue.
Wellington-based legal services start-up says it can benefit both clients and lawyers by using automation.
Effective September 1, six new appointees are from the firm’s Wellington office while three are from its Auckland office.