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6 Qualities of a Reliable Canada DUI Entry Lawyer

Select a legal professional worth your trust and investment. Explore the qualities of a reliable Canada DUI entry lawyer before hiring someone.

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December 16 2020

Who are considered "essential" travelers to Canada during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions?

Travel restrictions remain in place for Canada. These restrictions are designed to protect Canadians from the spread of coronavirus. Of course, closing off the borders isn’t practical in every circumstance. This is why Canada has deemed certain trips “essential” and others “non-essential.”  For instance, foreigners who are exempt from Canada’s coronavirus travel restrictions include temporary […]

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How Do Canadian Border Agents Know that I Have a Criminal Record?
December 6 2020

How Do Canadian Border Agents Know that I Have a Criminal Record?

If you are a U.S. citizen/resident traveling to Canada, and you have a criminal conviction on your record, you’ll want to review all of the border regulations before you travel. The United States and Canada share criminal information sources, including the FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database. They also have access to most county […]

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Can a DUI Court Supervision in Illinois Stop Me from Traveling to Canada?
August 20 2020

Can a DUI Court Supervision in Illinois Stop Me from Traveling to Canada?

If you have ever been arrested for a DUI in the state of Illinois, getting into Canada can be difficult. The Canadian government can deny entry to anyone who has a criminal record or even an arrest record. Because a DUI charge may be deemed a felony in Canada, border patrol officers can stop you […]

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Traveling to Canada during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
April 2 2020

Traveling to Canada during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

What are the current travel restrictions to Canada? On March 20th, 2020, the Canadian and the United States (“US”) governments agreed to temporarily restrict all non-essential travel across the Canada-US border. Currently (as of April 2nd, 2020), a person who is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident cannot enter Canada for leisure or […]

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Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) at the Canadian Border
March 27 2020

Applying for a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) at the Canadian Border

A lot goes into planning any successful trip, whether you’re planning to visit Canada for business, pleasure or family reasons, as you already know, it helps to plan ahead so that you can enjoy your time once you arrive. However, there are some things that need to be taken into account prior to your arrival […]

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Can you go to Canada with a Wet Reckless conviction?
January 9 2020

Can you go to Canada with a Wet Reckless conviction?

Although in some states, such as California, a Wet Reckless offense is a less serious charge than a DUI for example, under Canadian criminal law, an arrest or conviction for a Wet Reckless can still prevent you from entering Canada. What is a Wet Reckless? The term “Wet Reckless” is used to describe a situation […]

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Can I enter Canada with a dismissed DUI?
November 5 2019

Can I enter Canada with a dismissed DUI?

If you have been arrested for a DUI or another drunk driving offense, and the charges against you were dismissed by the court, you should be allowed to enter Canada. However, there are a variety of factors that could impact your ability to enter Canada, even if the charge was cleared off your record. When […]

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Can I go to Canada with an Offense Over 10 Years Ago?
September 10 2019

Can I go to Canada with an Offense Over 10 Years Ago?

If you plan on traveling to Canada for business, leisure or family reasons, and you have a criminal offense on your record, it is possible that you may have issues at the Canadian border. Border security officials are allowed to deny entry to anyone who has a criminal record, even if the offense occurred a long […]

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Can you Fly into Canada with a Dui?
July 16 2019

Can you Fly into Canada with a Dui?

Millions of people travel to and via Canada each year, and most are welcomed with open arms. However, some people may be denied entry into Canada, even for a layover of a few hours at the airport as Canada takes certain criminal charges very seriously, including DUIs, DWIs and other alcohol-related offenses. If you have […]

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