Pardons Canada – Having a Conditional Discharge Can Impede Getting Employment

pardons.org We have many people call us who have a conditional or absolute discharge, stayed, withdrawn or dismissed criminal charges. Often, they believe that because of the nature of the punishment that they do not have a criminal record. This is not entirely true. If you have been given a conditional or absolute discharge or…

Pardons Canada – Peace Bond for Assault Charges Will Show Up on Criminal Checks

pardons.org We have recieved numerous calls from people who were in shock that a Peace Bond was showing up in a criminal check conducted by an employer or US Customs officer. If you have been fingerprinted for an assault or uttering threats charge, and the charges were later stayed, dismissed, withdrawn, peace bond, absolute or…

Pardons Canada – Conditional Discharge and Absolute Discharge for Domestic Assault

pardons.org Assault is among the most common criminal charge in Canada.  Often times it occurs when a fight has gotten out of hand and the police are called to the scene.  In many cases, the person who called the police did so in the heat of the moment and did not wish to lay charges. …