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What to Do if You are Denied Entry to Canada Because of a Past Criminal Conviction

This document is for U.S. citizens only. It is not meant to be legal advice. For more help with this issue, tribal members may call PTLA Native American Unit at: 1-877-213-5630.   Please Note - If you are from a country other than the United States or Canada, or if you have more questions, go to the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration website. What type of ID is required to en more...

What happens if I am charged with a crime in Maine? Can I get a lawyer?

How do I know if my legal issue is "criminal?" In Maine there are three basic kinds of “charges” for “offenses against the state.” Traffic tickets You may get a "ticket" for speeding or another minor “traffic infraction.” The ticket comes with an envelope to pat the fine to the “ViolationsBureau.” You can have a hearing before a judge if you think you are not guilt more...