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Adultery and concubinage

Sep 21, 2020

Dear PAO, A few weeks ago, our mother was caught having a sexual affair during an online m...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/09/21/legal-advice/dearpao/adultery-and-concubinage/770167/

Searches at police checkpoints

Sep 20, 2020

How should police and military officers conduct, and how should the people regard, the checkpoints that are set up (especially during the current pandemic) to safeguard the security, safety, and health of citizens?...Read more


Source: https://opinion.inquirer.net/133740/searches-at-police-checkpoints

Elements of child abuse

Sep 19, 2020

Dear PAO,May I know the requisite facts and circumstances that I must prove in order to successfully file a case...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/09/19/legal-advice/dearpao/elements-of-child-abuse/769492/

Earnest money in a contract to sell

Sep 18, 2020

Dear PAO,I entered into a contract to sell agreement and I already made an initial payment called an “earnest ...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/09/18/legal-advice/dearpao/earnest-money-in-a-contract-to-sell/769143/

SC blocks with finality bid to disclose Duterte health records

Sep 18, 2020

MANILA - The Supreme Court has denied with finality a lawyer’s bid to compel President Rodrigo Duterte to disclose his health records....Read more


Source: https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/09/18/20/sc-blocks-with-finality-bid-to-disclose-duterte-health-records

Duterte extends national state of calamity until Sept. 2021

Sep 18, 2020

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 18) - President Rodrigo Du...Read more


Source: https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/9/18/Duterte-extends-national-state-of-calamity-2021-.html

SC sides with MORE in Iloilo power rift

Sep 16, 2020

THE Supreme Court (SC), voting 8-6, has finally affirmed the control of More Electric and Power Corp. (...Read more


Source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/2020/09/16/sc-sides-with-more-in-iloilo-power-rift/

Duterte approves filing criminal, administrative charges vs Morales, other PhilHealth officials

Sep 15, 2020

MANILA (UPDATE) - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday approved the filing of criminal and administrative charges against former Philippine Health I...Read more


Source: https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/09/15/20/duterte-approves-filing-criminal-administrative-charges-vs-morales-other-philhealth-officials

SC denies Gadon request for Justice Leonen’s SALN

Sep 15, 2020

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 15) — The Supreme Court ...Read more


Source: https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/9/15/SC-denies-Gadon-request-Justice-Leonen-SALN.html

Ownership of immovable property

Sep 14, 2020

Dear PAO, I was able to purchase a lot. When I tried to transfer the lot into my name, it ...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/09/14/legal-advice/dearpao/ownership-of-immovable-property/767760/

SC’s resolute stand on warrantless arrests

Sep 13, 2020

I salute the Supreme Court for its resolute stand in favor of the constitutional “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects…” and for striking down with finality the police practice of conducting warrantless arrests and se...Read more


Source: https://opinion.inquirer.net/133526/scs-resolute-stand-on-warrantless-arrests

‘Your Honor please, I move…’

Sep 11, 2020

It is a common phrase uttered by a lawyer in open court before making a request or application for relief. In legal parlance this is known as a “motion.” A motion shall be made in writing except those made by the lawyer in open court. For a young...Read more


Source: https://www.manilastandard.net/opinion/columns/footnotes-by-tranquil-g-s-salvador-iii/333834/-your-honor-please-i-move-.html

SEC Guidelines on Corporate Terms

Sep 11, 2020

On August 18, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2...Read more


Source: https://www.fnslaw.com.ph/sec-guidelines-corporate-terms/

SC junks Gadon petition to nullify law that renamed MIA to Naia

Sep 09, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has dismissed for lack of merit the petition of Atty. Larry Gadon to nullify the 33-year-old law renaming the Manila Internatio...Read more


Source: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1333160/sc-junks-gadon-petition-to-nullify-law-that-renamed-mia-to-naia

Gaisano kin offers P2-M reward for arrest of suspect in P3.2-B investment scam

Sep 09, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Valerie Gaisano-Sebastian of the Gaisano Capital Group is offering a P2-million reward in exchange for information that will lead to the arrest of David Wong, who is the primary susp...Read more


Source: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1333153/gaisano-kin-offers-p2-m-reward-for-arrest-of-suspect-in-p3-2-b-investment-scam