Pardons Canada – How a Peace Bond Can Interfere with Employment

pardons.org Assault is the most common criminal charge in Canada.  Often, once the case goes to court the charges are withdrawn, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged. In many cases, a full conviction is given and it can be considered a summary or indictable offence depending on the severity of the situation. Many people…

Pardons Canada – Dropped Charges Still Show Up on Criminal Record Checks

pardons.org We receive many calls and emails from people who are surprised that their criminal record is still showing up on a criminal background check even though the charges were dropped. It is not uncommon that a person will be fingerprinted following an arrest of assault, or theft or uttering threats, and later the criminal…

Pardons Canada – Dismissed or Withdrawn Criminal Charges Still Getting in the Way

pardons.org When you get charged with a criminal offence, whether it is theft, assault, dui, fraud or any other criminal offence, you are fingerprinted by the police.  Once you are fingerprinted by the police, you are in the police and possibly, RCMP database. If the criminal charges are later dismissed, withdrawn, peace bond, stayed, absolute…

Pardons Canada – Getting Bonded with a Criminal Record

pardons.org If you have a criminal record or even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional discharged, it can affect your ability to get bonded for employment. Most employers are doing criminal background checks and part of the reason they are…

Pardons Canada – Person with Peace Bond for Common Assault Gets Refused Entry to US

pardons.org We receive hundreds of calls and emails each week from people who are turned away at the US border because of an old criminal record. The Americans are becoming much more strict at the border and will deny you entry even if your criminal charge was withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, peace bond, absolute or conditional…

Pardons Canada – Assault and Anger Management for Pardons in Canada

pardons.org Perhaps one of the most common criminal charges in Canada is assault. Domestic assault is most common but other assault charges include assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, uttering death threats. Oftentimes, people are charged with assault and the charges are later withdrawn, dismissed, stayed in court or absolute or conditional discharge…