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Incurred Damage or Loss in Land Registration? Go after the Assurance Fund

This article discusses on what can be done if a person sustains damage, injury or is deprived of ownership of land as a consequence of fraudulent registration, or any error, omission or mistake in registration, and the remedies that a person can resort to. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on claims that can be made against the Assurance Fund.

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Change of Name and Sex on the Ground of Sex Change

This article discusses whether a person can have his or her birth certificate corrected, or entries in the Civil Registry changes, after a sex change or sex reassignment through surgery. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on change of name and sex on the ground of sex change or sex reassignment surgery.

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Penalties for Unlawful Acts Under the New Firearms Law of the Philippines

This article discusses Republic Act No. 10591, or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act, the new crimes and penalties punished under the law, and also the new crime of Use of an Imitation Firearm, as punished under RA 10591.

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RA 10883: The New Anti-Carnapping Law of the Philippines

This article discusses Republic Act No. 10883, or otherwise known as the New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 (RA 10883), a law which punishes carnapping in the Philippines, its penalties and the elements of the crime.

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Computer-related Identity Theft is a Serious Cyber Crime

This article discusses the cyber crime called Computer-related Identity Theft in the Philippines, its legal basis and the penalties for the cyber crime.

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Interesting Philippine Cases on Pregnancy Out of Wedlock Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices

Can an Employee be Dismissed due to Pregnancy Out of Wedlock?

This article answers the question “can an employee be dismissed due to pregnancy out of wedlock?” by providing three (3) cases decided by the Philippine Supreme Court.

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Punishable Acts Under Republic Act No. 11332

This article is about the acts punishable under Republic Act No. 11332 (RA 11332) or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act

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Grounds for Declaration of Nullity, Annulment, and Legal Separation Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Image

Grounds for Declaration of Nullity, Annulment, and Legal Separation

This is an article about the grounds and effects of a declaration of nullity of marriage, annulment of marriage, and legal separation.

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Bail in the Philippines: Matter of Right or Discretion?

This article discusses an individual’s right to bail in the Philippines, bail as a matter or right and bail as a matter of discretion, and the constitutional rights and limitation of the right to bail.

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When can a Corporation be Liable for Tort or Damages?

This article deals with corporate liability for tort, and addresses the question on whether a corporation can be held liable, as a juridical entity, for damages arising from negligence.

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