During the campaign, Rody Duterte promised that he will feed criminals to the fish of Manila Bay and will end criminality in six months. Now he advocates a dangerous policy of “shoot-to-kill” criminals where police officers involved in the shooting will be granted a presidential pardon. Read More.
President elect Rody Duterte has been called the “Trump of the East.” The comparison is made because of their similarities in their unconventional approach to winning their respective elections by being “politically incorrect.” Read More.
When a person dies in the Philippines, property left behind (the “estate”) can only be legally transferred to the heirs through a process called “settlement of estate.” The settlement of estate can either be done through court process (judicial) or without court intervention (extrajudicial). Read More.
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima approved on January 8, 2015 Bureau of Immigration (BI) Memorandum Circular No. SBM-2015-001, permitting children of foreign nationals to acquire permanent residence in the Philippines based on the foreign parent’s marriage to a Filipino national. Read More.
Starting January 1, 2015, the California’s Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV), will start issuing driver’s license to California residents, regardless of immigration status. Read more.