Monthly Archives: November 2013

Question of the Day: Assault, Obstruction, Travel to the United States

Question of the Day Topic: Assault, Obstruction, and Travel to the United States Dear Debbie: I have two criminal convictions in my criminal record status. Assaulted a police officer and second charge of obstruction (I did not cooperate with police).   I am looking for a company who is honest and is knowledgeable to take my [...]

By |2019-10-30T21:14:57+00:00November 14th, 2013|United States Waiver|0 Comments

What is a conditional discharge?

A conditional discharge is defined in this excerpt from the Criminal Code of Canada: 730. (1) Where an accused, other than an organization, pleads guilty to or is found guilty of an offence, other than an offence for which a minimum punishment is prescribed by law or an offence punishable by imprisonment for fourteen years or for life, the [...]

By |2019-11-14T18:21:36+00:00November 1st, 2013|Other, Record Suspension|2 Comments

Can I travel to the United States with a Conditional Discharge?

A Conditional Discharge is like a Conviction in the United States Even though a discharge is not a conviction, it is still evidence of guilt, and may still render a person inadmissible to the United States.  There are two types of discharges: absolute discharge conditional discharge Regardless of the type, the Criminal Code of Canada confirms [...]

By |2019-11-14T18:24:27+00:00November 1st, 2013|Other, Record Suspension, United States Waiver|98 Comments