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2006-07-18 14:56:25
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You must disclose it if asked about your criminal history. If you don't, it'll come up in a background check and you'll be seen as a liar. If you tell the truth, you have a much better chance of success. No one's perfect and most employers and schools will recognize that.


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It depends on the jurisdiction in which you were convicted, if you have any other arrests and convictions, how long you have been on probation, whether you have had any probation violations, and when your probation is due to expire. Depending on your answer to these questions, and if you live in California, you would be eligible to have your conviction expunged: it would be dismissed, and you would only have to disclose the fact that you had ever been arrested and convicted (even if the conviction was later dismissed) if you applied for public office and such things.

It depends what the conviction was for. If it was for a minor offence, then each application would be taken 'on merit' - Whatever you do - DO NOT withhold details of convictions. If the fire service found out at a later date you had failed to disclose any criminal convictions, they could (and likely would) dismiss you without notice !

Depends what the application is for. If it involves driving or security then usually you have to fully disclose-even if this excludes your candicacy. Not listing a conviction in a driving job will not only result in instant dismissal, if discovered at a later date, it will expose you legal restitution in the form of damages.

This is a response I received from the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing, the agency that licenses CPA's in Wisconsin. There is never a yes or no answer to the question you posed. When you apply for a license you have to disclose any misdemeanor or felony conviction on the application form. Your application would probably be brought before the Board for its consideration because of the conviction record. A number of factors would be reviewed by the board. They would start by looking at the conviction and the facts surrounding it. Other factors for consideration are: age when you were convicted, how long ago was the conviction, your record since that time, compliance with the terms of the sentence and how related the crime is to the accounting profession. I am sorry there is no real answer until the application process has begun. I suggest you look at the factors I gave above and decide for youself what you think. Also remember that once you take the exam you don't have to take it again. Things can change in the future even if you are denied now. Not exactly the response I was looking for, nor anyone else I would assume.

If they are asking if you have been convicted of a crime, yes you need to disclose.

Do You Have To Disclose Convictions Over 7 Years Old on a Job Application

Not bad advice, however; DON'T EVER BE HONEST ABOUT YOUR FELONY CONVICTION ON A JOB APPLICATION, THEY WON'T EVEN CONSIDER YOU AND YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE THROWN OUT IMMEDIATLY. So DO NOT disclose your criminal background and IF you get hired and your employer finds out about your conviction later on, just lie and say that you thought it was expunged. *******************ORIGINAL ANSWER**************************** My first advice is to get your felony conviction "expunged" or "set asside" if it is at all possible. Otherwise, the best advice I can give is to apply for jobs and be truthful on the application. In the space where it asks for an explanation about the felony you should write "will discuss at interview." If you are able to get an interview, be prepared to discuss it in a positive way. It will be a numbers game for you. Apply, apply, and apply. Eventually you will get lucky and find a company that has a lenient policy regarding ex-felons, or one that wants to get the federal tax break for hiring an ex-felon. It will take you longer to find a job. In addition, the job that you obtain will probably not be your preferred job. Avoid applying for jobs that you would not be considered for based on the nature of your offense.

Yes. They will likely cancel your insurance if you fail to disclose your DUII because of insurance fraud.

Yes, the Ohio bar association's policy is to review all applicants with a felony conviction. Many aggravating and mitigating circumstances will be considered; including nature of crime, time elapsed since offense and other offenses in your past (non-felony). One very important thing is to FULLY disclose your record.

There is no specific Florida law governing felony status on a rental application. But a landlord has the right to a full and truthful statement on the application for rental, and can evict a tenant if any statement on the application is false.

An applicant needs to visit the police station and ask for an abstract if he needs to make an application to FIR. Based on the information asked, FIR can then disclose.

Yes, misdemeanors ARE crimes, and it is probably better that you disclose them rather than have them unexpectedly find them in your records.

Be honest, disclose everything. I know they will issue a masters license. Get that first. They will tell you everyone situation is not the same.

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You do not need to disclose your personal reasons for relocating. Just indicate on the job application that you left a former employer due to relocation.

No. You do not have to provide any information that you don't want to provide on a job application. Many people choose to write in something such as "Provided upon request".

If prompted, you should. If you do not and your employer uncovers your untruthfulness, which they likely will using a background check, you will either not be offered the job or will be terminated if you have already started working.

In the US, you are not obligated to reveal this information, as we've all committed various crimes at time, but never been prosecuted or convicted for it, such as jaywalking, running red lights, speeding, etc.. If you have been convicted of a crime and it is still on your criminal record, then you must disclose it, as they will find out anyway. If the conviction has been expunged due to the length of time passed or you petitioned the court to have it expunged, then it is as though it never happened; it's not part of your criminal record anymore and there is no obligation or reason to disclose it. Be sure to get a copy of your criminal record before applying for a job to be sure there's nothing there, or that any convictions have been expunged if you asked the court to do that.In the UK, if you have crimes against vunerable adults or children you must disclose these, but otherwise there is no obligation to do so. Under the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 you can answer "No" to such questions, depending on the specific circumstances of the crime.Read the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 legislation and consult an employment law attorney first.

It is likely to show up on a check. And they may have asked you to disclose any aliases you have used in the application.

When you fill out a FAFSA for financial aid at college or universities, you have to disclose your finances so that you get the fairest amount of aid for everyone.

The question doesn't disclose the questioners legal status - however - if the questioner is a convicted felon - it will not/can not happen. Regardless of what state you reside in it is a violation of FEDERAL Law (USC, Title 18) for a convicted felon to ever own or possess firearms or ammuntion.

i would love to show you, but i cant disclose it.

If you are asked to disclose any arrests in your history, you should do so, regardless of how long ago they occurred. It is possible an arrest can keep you from getting a job (the nature of the arrest, and whether or not a conviction resulted from it, have a lot to do with it), but if you fail to report the arrest and are discovered, you will almost certainly lose your job for falsifying the application. You could also be criminally charged for filing a false document (the job application) if you lie.

The lender will have the title to the property examined to disclose any outstanding encumbrances. It does not rely on your honesty on the loan application. They will then contact you to say, "Mr. Jones, you have a mortgage on your property that you failed to note on your application. Your application is denied since you have much less equity in your home than first claimed and you lied on your application."

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