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Marital Rape: Can a Husband Be Liable for Rape Committed Against His Wife?

Spousal Procreation: A Right or Responsibility? Article 68 of Executive Order No. 209, or otherwise known as the Family Code of the Philippines obligates the spouses to love one another, viz: “Art. 68. The husband and wife are obliged to live together, observe mutual love, respect and fidelity, and render mutual help and support.” The […]

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Damages Awarded under Philippine Law

This article discusses the nature and kinds of damages awarded by courts in the Philippines, including the legal bases for their grant.

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The Basics of an Insurance Contract

This article disucsses the nature and basic implications of an insurance contract in the Philippines, including the applicable law and Supreme Court cases dealing with the subject.

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Who Has Parental Authority Over an Illegitimate Child?

This article discusses which parent, the father or mother, shall have legal custody over an illegitimate child.

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Homicide or Murder What makes the Difference in Philippine Laws Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Image

Homicide or Murder? What makes the Difference in Philippine Laws?

This article explains the difference between the crimes of murder and homicide, their respective elements and penalties.

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On Bona Fide Occupational Qualification: Can You Be Dismissed Based on Your Weight?

This article discusses if weight is a valid occupational requirement, and whether companies can impose certain qualifications employment requirements.

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How to Make a Last Will and Testament in the Philippines

This article discusses how to prepare and draft a Last Will and Testament in the Philippines, particularly a Notarial Will, and how to comply with the legal requirements for the validity of a Last Will and Testament in the Philippines. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on last wills and testaments in the Philippines.

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Suing for Unfair Competition in the Philippines

This article discusses about the crime of unfair competition in the Philippines, the elements of the crime, the penalty for its commission, and the acts that must be proven to be convicted of the offense. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on unfair competition in the Philippines.

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Can You File Estafa and BP 22 at the Same Time?

This article discusses the crimes of Estafa and BP 22 or the Bouncing Checks Law in the Philippines, the respective elements of the crimes of Estafa and BP 22, and whether these two (2) crimes can be filed simultaneously. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on Estafa and BP 22 in the Philippines.

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On Forgery of Checks : Who Bears the Loss?

This article discuses the issue of forgery of checks and other negotiable instruments like bank drafts and other demand or bearer notes, and answers the question of their validity, and who is liable if they are forged. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on checks and forged negotiable instruments in the Philippines.

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