If you have been convicted of a criminal offense, it is important to understand the options that are available to you. A pardon, or a record suspension, makes your record virtually invisible to others, which will help you find better opportunities and open many doors for you. Read More
Couples and individuals around the world adopt and foster children for various reasons. While some are unable to have children of their own, others feel that special calling to welcome another child into their home. No matter the reason, there are always rules, regulations, and steps that need to be followed before anyone is allowed to foster or adopt a child. These rules are in place for the sake of the child’s safety and candidates Read More
When we think about employers asking for background checks or criminal record checks, we usually think that this occurs during the interview process. While this is true, it’s not the only time your boss could check up on you. Some companies, where a background check was not an issue before, might have implemented this change. When your current employer surprises you with such a request after working for them for Read More
During the winter, we often hide inside our homes and traveling does not sound quite appealing. As soon as the mercury starts to rise, however, we start to think about where we would like to spend our next vacation. If you have a Canadian criminal record, however, you will need to take extra special care when planning a holiday abroad. This does not mean that you are necessarily restricted to local travel only, but you should Read More
There are many people out there who take volunteering for granted. It seems so easy to sign up and start giving back to the community. However, if you have any kind of criminal record, you will find that it affects several areas of your life. Just like a job interview, when you apply for a volunteer position, your experience and background will be reviewed. In other words, if you have any skeletons in the closet, they are bound to come out.
It’s not uncommon to hear that bad things happen to good people. We also understand that good people sometimes make bad decisions. It can be frustrating when the smallest of mistakes leave a mark on your record. This can then lead into future complications regarding important things like employment and travel. Do not let a past mistake keep you from a brighter future. If you are unsure about whether or not you have a criminal record, we can help you figure it out. However, instead of doing a criminal record check, why not erase it and gain peace of mind? We can even help you get a record suspension, or even remove your criminal record entirely through a pardon.
When we think about the term “criminal record”, it understandably fills us with several negative emotions. More often than not, our feelings get the better of us and many people tend to believe that there is no way of getting their life back on track. It’s important to understand that there are a number of ways that offenses are recorded and, if you are arrested, it does not always mean that you will automatically have a criminal record.
You arrive at a venue or party with every intention of remaining 100% sober, but you are somehow convinced that just one drink won’t hurt. Another common mistake is the idea that a few drinks along with a meal will keep you under the limit. Some even think that pacing themselves will help. However, the fact of the matter is that it’s just not worth the risk. A DUI (driving under the influence) can have immediate and long-term effects. After dealing with things like fines, your license suspension, and similar penalties, you will need to prepare yourself for the following.
We know that bad things happen to good people. We also know that good people can make bad decisions. Unfortunately, a criminal record can impact many areas of a person’s life. Furthermore, it can lead to missed opportunities. Luckily, there is a solution. You do not need to let your past hold you back any longer. In order to move on, you will need to give yourself the best possible chance at a fresh start. A federal pardon can help you do just that. Don’t just check to see if your criminal record exists, get a pardon and erase it from your life!
More than 3 million Canadians have a criminal records but, despite this, there is still an alarming number of people who do not understand what this means for their future or how long this criminal record can affect their lives. There are three main categories when it comes to police records. These are: conviction, non-conviction (with a finding of guilt), or non-conviction (without a finding of guilt).