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JLP-Law is pleased to announce the most recent addition to the Firm in the person of ATTY. ANGELO A. “JIJIL” JIMENEZ. Atty. Jijil Jimenez is a well regarded expert on Philippine Labor Laws, foreign relations and investments, as well as East Asian and Middle East affairs, having served with...
The Supreme Court released the results of the 2010 bar examinations today, 17 March 2011. Congratulations to our soon-to-be lawyers. You’ll be full-fledged lawyers after taking the oath. Here’s the Top 10 (full list below): No. 1 SINGZON, Jr. Cesareo Antonio S. (Ateneo de Manila...
Is there a law that deals with red tape? Yes. In addition to laws that deals with red tape, Congress enacted Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9485, also known as the ”Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007“. If you want the longer title, it’s “An Act to Improve Efficiency in the Delivery of...
A petition for annulment may be denied for a number of reasons. We’ve already discussed certain defenses, one of which is the expiration of the prescriptive period within which the petition should have been filed. A prescriptive period simply means that the petition based on a particular...
There’s an alarming rise in reported complaints of nude photos, mostly of women, being posted without the consent of the subjects in social networking sites such as facebook. There’s also a proliferation of sex scandals and sex videos. One of the usual complaints filed against the...
While the topic on Renewable Energy (RE) is understandably greek and unappealing to many, it is of great interest to some, as gauged from the number of queries we’ve received. So we are posting this basic Q&A, part of the literature and opinions that we’ve prepared for clients...
We already have four installments on this topic (refer to Part I, Part II, Part III , Part IV), as well as related posts on annulment, legal separation, declaration of nullity and divorce. We’re trying to cope with the numerous questions raised, but with our schedules, it’s impractical...
Hostages and hostage-taking. We’ve heard these words in the unfortunate incident in the past few days. If the hostage-taker survived and he is charged, it would not be “hostage-taking”. Let’s have a basic discussion on the appropriate charge. What is the crime of kidnapping...
(Full text of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address [SONA] delivered on 26 July 2010 before the Congress of the Philippines, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City. Official English translation courtesy of the Office of the President. Original Filipino version here.) Speaker Feliciano...
Full English text of the Inaugural address delivered by President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III on June 30, 2010. Vice-President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay also took his office before Pres. Aquino. The original Filipino version of the Inaugural Address is here....