Canada Criminal Rehabilitation

Marjan Dogen

Effective Representation. Experienced Advice

If you were convicted of or if you committed a criminal offence outside of Canada, you may be inadmissible to Canada. It is possible to overcome this inadmissibility.

Canada Criminal Rehabilitation

Who Is Criminally Inadmissible To Canada?

Generally, you are considered to be criminally inadmissible to Canada if you:

  • Were convicted of an offence in Canada;
  • Were convicted of an offence outside of Canada that is considered a crime in Canada; or
  • Committed an act outside of Canada that is considered a crime under the laws of the country where it occurred and would be punishable under Canadian law.

Why Hire Dogen Law For Your Criminal Rehabilitation Application?

  • We understand the application can be stressful and complicated;
  • We will evaluate if you are eligible to apply; 
  • We offer competitive and flexible payment plans;
  • Licensed in Canada and previously in the United States, our lawyer will understand the laws you were convicted under and the equivalent offences in Canada;
  • You will receive personalized advice regarding what types of documents to collect in order to help prove you have been rehabilitated;
  • We will draft legal submissions to go along with the application; and
  • We will assemble the complete application package and represent you throughout the application process.

Contact us for more information about applying for Criminal Rehabilitation or a Temporary Resident Permit. See if you are eligible to apply!

About Marjan Dogen

A licensed lawyer in Canada and previously in the United States, Marjan Dogen uses her cross-border experience to advise clients on a variety of legal issues, including immigration and citizenship matters. Prior to founding Dogen Law, Marjan gained experience working at a prominent immigration law firm in Toronto where she advised clients on a variety of immigration matters. Leveraging her interpersonal and communication skills, Marjan effectively connects with her clients to deliver personalized solutions that meet their legal needs. A results-driven professional, she excels at conducting detail-oriented legal research, writing, and preparing a variety of legal submissions along with applications for immigration and citizenship.

Before returning to Ontario in 2016, Marjan worked for one of the largest e-discovery law firms in the United States on anti-trust litigation matters, mergers and acquisitions. She also advised a range of individual and corporate clients on immigration matters between Canada and the United States. Marjan Dogen completed a Dual Juris Doctor (JD) program at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and Michigan State University College of Law. She is a Barrister and Solicitor in Ontario and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.

Man Smiling Client Testimonial

Marjan helped me through the process with clear directions and guidance. She is always responsive and ultimately got my application successfully approved.



Alastair White

Woman Smiling Client Testimonial

Professional and friendly service. This lawyer cares about her clients and the results. She responds to our questions and concerns quickly.  She helped us with our humanitarian and compassionate application due to my mother’s illness. 

Sara A.

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