Essay on Law School Entrace

What would you consider as the top three Christian values that the Filipinos have shown during this crisis?  Crises reveal character. If there’s a notable event that comes out of the furnace of a tough time, that’s the uncovering of character – both good and unpleasant. There are notable Christian values worth highlighting common among… Continue reading Essay on Law School Entrace

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Jurisdiction and its Types

Means “the power to hear and decide cases” (Herrera vs. Barreto) and execute judgment thereon (Echegaray vs. Sec. of Justice) “The authority to resolve cases, and determine the rights and obligations of the parties.” Jurisdiction is conferred only by the Constitution or by law and never derived by implication (Garcia vs. De Jesus, Tobon Uy… Continue reading Jurisdiction and its Types

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Adoption

The primary legal source for domestic adoption in the Philippines is RA 8552. Its short name is Domestic Adoption Act of 1998 and its complete name is AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE RULES AND POLICIES ON THE DOMESTIC ADOPTION OF FILIPINO CHILDREN AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Full text This post only gives the highlights of adoption. For… Continue reading Adoption

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax meaning is the final tax assessed on the presumed gain derived by citizens and resident aliens, as well as estates and trusts, from the sale of or exchange of real property.1 Only natural persons or individuals are liable to the final capital gains tax but corporations are liable for ordinary income tax… Continue reading Capital Gains Tax

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Bigamy

any person who shall contract a second or subsequent marriage before the former marriage has been legally dissolved, or before the absent spouse has been declared presumptively dead by means of a judgment rendered in the proper proceedings. (Article 349 RPC) When will someone be guilty of bigamy? while the previous marriage of one or… Continue reading Bigamy

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