Law Tip 101: Due Diligence in Buying a Property

A lot of land disputes arise from false representations made by the seller. So as a buyer, before closing the deal and before releasing your hard-earned money, you should also conduct due diligence. Checking the title and the property itself are just two of the things you can include and do in your due diligenceContinue reading “Law Tip 101: Due Diligence in Buying a Property”

Submission of Official and Alternate E-mail Addresses and Cellular Phone Numbers to the SEC

Per Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Memorandum Circular No. 28, series of 2020, all corporations, partnerships, associations and individuals registered with the SEC must designate and/or create its official and alternate e-mail addresses and cellular phone numbers and submit the said information to the SEC within 60 days from effectivity thereof. The said e-mail addressesContinue reading “Submission of Official and Alternate E-mail Addresses and Cellular Phone Numbers to the SEC”

Law Tip 101: Don’t Sign A Contract Unless You Agree To The Terms

Always read provision in a written contract. If you don’t agree with a provision, negotiate with the other party. Once you sign it or comply, in whole or in part, with it, you are bound by the contract and all its effects and consequences. So don’t sign until you agree with all the provisions inContinue reading “Law Tip 101: Don’t Sign A Contract Unless You Agree To The Terms”


The Bureau of Internal Revenue issued Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 75-2020 last 29 July 2020 giving online sellers until 31 August 2020 within which to register their business activity and/or updates without penalty. The same memorandum circular also allowed online sellers to voluntarily declare their past transactions subject to pertinent taxes and pay the taxesContinue reading “BIR EXTENDS REGISTRATION FOR ONLINE SELLERS”

A married Filipina does not need to change surname.

It’s customary in the Philippines and, perhaps, anywhere in the world, for a married woman to use her husband’s surname. In fact, when a woman gets married, the people who know her already assumes that her surname is now that of her husband’s. Nowadays, however, there are already a lot of women who decided toContinue reading “A married Filipina does not need to change surname.”

⚠️ SCAM ALERT # 1: False/Misleading Information on Annulment/Nullity of Marriage.

Beware of posts advertising a supposed “no appearance” and “very fast” annulment of marriage or declaration of nullity of marriage cases. Part of the claim is that not only is the supposed attorney’s fees low/cheap/afforable but also it’s very fast. THESE ARE NOT TRUE AND ILLEGAL. The supposed judgment/decision you will have is a VOIDContinue reading “⚠️ SCAM ALERT # 1: False/Misleading Information on Annulment/Nullity of Marriage.”

Operations During the General Community Quarantine

In compliance with government regulations, we’re continuously operating at a limited capacity. For inquiries and appointments, you may e-mail us at or or by simply filling up the form in the Contact Us portion of our site. For everyone’s safety, all client consultations are done by video conferencing, tele-conferencing or by e-mail. KeepContinue reading “Operations During the General Community Quarantine”


UPDATED as of 20 May 2020: On 15 May 2020, the Inter-Agency Task Force (“IATF”) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases issued the Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Philippines (“Omnibus Guidelines”). The Omnibus Guidelines provided for the rules to be followed per community quarantine category. It also enumerates theContinue reading “COVID-19 TESTING OF RETURNING EMPLOYEES NOT MANDATORY”


While our office is allowed to partially operate during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine, we have not resumed our operations yet as we are still coordinating with the Property Administrator of the building where our office is located. In the meantime, you may send us your concerns here.

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