Failure to stop at scene of accident (CC 252) – Common Criminal Charges
Failure to stop at scene of accident (CC 252) is a hybrid offence. Individuals convicted of failing to stop at the scene of an accident are normally given a fine and required to serve probation, although it is possible to be sentenced to prison for this offence. Heavy sentences are generally handed down in cases where the accident involved injury or death.
A Record Suspension will remove any record of an assault conviction from an individual’s criminal history. The record of conviction will be kept separate and apart and will not be released to third parties through criminal background checks.
A criminal record for assault can mean that an individual is prevented from finding employment, doing volunteer work and being bonded. It can also make it difficult for an individual to become a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
In some cases a criminal record it can prevent them from entering Canada entirely.
A Record Suspension will remove these obstacles.