Pardons Canada – A Withdrawn Charge Can Still Show Up on CPIC or an RCMP File

pardons.org The following email we received from a person who was fingerprinted by the police but the charges were later withdrawn.  Even though the charges are withdrawn, the fingerprints can still show up on a criminal background check, which can haunt you for the rest of your life until you apply for a file destruction…

Pardons Canada – Step 1 In Removing a Criminal Record

www.pardons.org If you have been fingerprinted by the police then you will need to get the fingerprints removed so that you are safe for employment and travel. If the charges were withdrawn, dismissed, stayed, diversion, peace bond or absolute or conditional discharge then this is considered a non-conviction.  However, even if this is a non-conviction,…

Pardons Canada Review – How it feels to remove an assault conviction

www.pardons.org Assault is the most common criminal offence in Canada.  An assault conviction can come in many different forms including domestic assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm.  Many assault charges are settled prior to a conviction being handed down in the form of a peace bond, stay of proceedings (stayed), withdrawn, dismissed,…

Pardons Canada Review – Remove Assault Conviction From Criminal Record

www.pardons.org Assault is the most common criminal charge in Canada.  As soon as the police are called to the scene of an incident then they can arrest the individuals and take them into the police station for fingerprints. Once you are criminally charged then you will go to court.  The outcome in court will determine…

Pardons Canada Review – Removing a Stayed Charge in Canada

www.pardons.org When you are charged with a criminal offence and you go to court, if its your first offence, the outcome in court can be that the criminal charge is stayed, peace bond, diversion, withdrawn, dismissed, or discharged.  This results in a non-conviction. Many people believe that if their criminal charge was completed as a…