Leaving your home to make a new one somewhere else can be daunting, confusing, and insurmountable…But, with the help of this book, you’ll be navigating the legal system of your new home in no time. Within these pages, you will begin to untangle the mass web of legal processes. We’ll cover what you need to know before adjusting to your new life, cover topics to help guide you in settling in and getting to work, the rights you’ll have as a new citizen and the benefits that come with it, and so much more. It can all feel overwhelming, but I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. Now that you’re here, you have the chance to experience everything that this country has to offer you. You’ll be guided through the basic rights you’ll have as a permanent resident. We’ll cover how the court system works, criminal and civil case processes, worker’s rights, consumer rights, and the responsibilities we all have as citizens of Canada or the United States. Every first you might need help with? I’ve got you covered. From buying or renting your first house to purchasing your first vehicle, building your new credit or growing your first business in your new home–I’ll help summarize what’s usually a detailed, complicated discussion. This book aims to provide useful information for those who might not be familiar with how the legal systems or cultures work in North America. While we don’t cover the actual immigration process, you will start to understand more of how your new country of residence works and benefits you.I aim to explain the more complex concepts so that immigrants and new permanent residents of North American countries can understand. Becoming familiar with the applicable legal rules is vital since these are the guidelines and written word of the country you’re living in. It’s important to understand how to stay within the law and follow it to avoid any legal consequences that could harm us and our lives here.