Can architects engage in the practice of interior design in the Philippines?

Can architects engage in the practice of interior design? A few months ago, the Supreme Court (SC) promulgated its Decision on the case of Department of Public Works and Highways vs. Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. (G.R. No. 200015, March 15, 2023). The case stemmed from a Petition for Declaratory Relief filed by the [...]

By |2024-02-28T13:22:47+00:00February 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frame Up and Planting of Evidence Defense in Drugs Cases

In the Philippines, most of the criminal cases relating to dangerous drugs involve violations of Section 5 (Sale, Delivery, or Transportation) and/or Section 11 (Possession) of Republic Act No. 9165 (RA 9165) or the “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” as amended. While it is true that there are some arrests involving violation of RA [...]

By |2023-06-19T11:24:43+00:00June 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognition of Foreign Divorce Decree in the Philippines in 2023

Divorce is a process or action which affects a marital union between spouses. It may be an absolute divorce (a vinculo matrimonii) which permanently ends a marriage and allows the respective spouses to remarry. It may also be a relative divorce (a mensa et thoro) which only suspends marital relations, thereby not allowing the respective [...]

By |2023-06-05T08:53:28+00:00June 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cancellation of Birth Certificate Philippines 2023

The problem of double registration of birth certificate One of the most common problems involving birth certificates is double registration. This occurs when a person whose birth was already registered, would again cause the registration of another birth certificate for a number of reasons. These reasons include mere lack of knowledge of the existence of [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:30:23+00:00April 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Remove Last Name of Father in 2023

In the Philippines, legitimate children are required to use the mother’s maiden last name as their middle name, and the father’s last name as their last name. Legitimate children are those who were conceived or born during the marriage of their parents (Section 164, Family Code). However, there are instances where the father abandons his [...]

By |2023-04-13T04:40:55+00:00April 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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