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I am hoping for a little feedback with regard to the Good Character Requirement for the Law Society of Ontario. 

How would the LSO view a four year old absolute discharge that is no longer on the criminal record.

I realize the nature of the offence likely matters but I am loathe to get into personal details. 

Speaking generally, am I right in assuming that it is my duty to report any past issues even if they do not appear on my criminal record? And, would it be appropriate to contact the LSO to ask their opinion?

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This is inherently legal advice. Contact a lawyer who understands and practices law surrounding lawyer licensing.

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36 minutes ago, whoknows said:

This is inherently legal advice. Contact a lawyer who understands and practices law surrounding lawyer licensing.

My bad. I was hoping for input regarding what the LSO looks at and whether it was appropriate to contact them. My apologies if I crossed the line into anything that goes against forum rules. I have edited my post to try and make it more appropriate.

Also, thank you for the advice about who to contact.

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