- A criminal record may make you ineligible for certain employment positions, especially those involving government agencies, schools/work with children, and even positions where you handle money in the case of those who are convicted of a theft.
- You may be prevented from traveling outside of Canada, as virtually all countries require you to declare criminal convictions. They may opt to deny entry to a convicted criminal.
- You may find it more difficult to get custody of your children in the event of a divorce or custody dispute.
- Convicted criminals may be denied a property lease, as many landlords run background checks and do not want to rent properties to convicted criminals.
At Pardon & Waiver Experts, we deal with lots of clients who are facing negative consequences as a result of their Canadian How Can a Criminal Record Impact Your Life? Many erroneously believe that when you convicted of a crime, you simply serve your sentence and then move on with your life. It's not quite that simple, as a criminal record can haunt you for a lifetime, especially in the case of more serious crimes. So how does a criminal record affect your life? Consider some of the following points: