Category Archives: Batas Pinoy

MORTGAGE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND BY TENANTS

  We have a farmland in the Philippines, our tenant or the one cultivating the land is my aunt. But my aunt in return took somebody to share her position maybe because it is too much for her since she’s getting old. Years later, the person whom my aunt get to cultivate the land in her behalf died.… Read More »

KARAPATAN SA MINANANG BAHAY AT LUPA

  Magandang araw po Attorney! May Nais po sana akong isanguni sa inyo tungkol sa titulo ng aming bahay na namana po namin sa aming namayapang ama.   Noong pumanaw po ang aking Lolo at Lola…napagkasunduan po ng mga kapatid ng tatay ko na ilipat sa pangalan niya ang titulo bilang siya ang nakababata nilang kapatid.    Noong… Read More »

SSS PENSION AND DUAL CITIZENSHIP

  Good evening Attorney. Can we still get our SSS pension when we reach the retirement age even if we are already  Canadian citizens, or we need to apply for Dual Citizenship?   Thank you very much and God bless! Sincerely, Melvin   ANS: Hello Melvin, if you have reached the retirement age whether at 60 years optional,… Read More »

RECOGNITION AND DUAL CITIZENSHIP ISSUES

  HI Atty, saw this post however it was since 2013, http://www.balita.ca/2013/09/27/recogntion-of-philippine-citizenship.   I was hoping you can shed some light on my concern. I’ve been reading a lot of things online saying as long as I have an NSO/PSA birth certificate (report of birth abroad on NSO/PSA paper) then i can just go apply for a Philippine… Read More »

PROBLEMA SA HATIAN NG LUPA AT MANA

  Good day po Atty. Nais ko lang po malaman kung ano po dapat kong gawin tungkol sa lupang binibenta ng lolo ko sa akin at sa pamangkin niya na nakapangalan pa sa lola ng lolo ko. Ang lolo ko ay may apat na kapatid po. Ang lupang namana nila sa kabuuan ay 635 sq m na hahatiin… Read More »

VISA AND CHANGE OF SURNAME ISSUES

  Q. Good day po, Atty. Wong! Nabasa ko po yung column nyo sa BALITA ( Fil Canadian community newspaper) over the Internet. Narito po ako ngayon sa Philippines. Gusto ko po sanang humingi ng legal advice. Sana po matulungan nyo ako. We have an issue about my child. On the child's birth certificate, the child uses the… Read More »

DEALING WITH UNREASONABLE TENANTS

Dear Atty. Wong , I’ve come across with your edition in this web and I’m searching for the legal advice in fairness to everyone especially for the one who lives as and works to our 1.5 farm hectares in the province of Batangas. This family lives there for more or less 7 yrs. With out our consent as… Read More »

OUT OF WEDLOCK AND VALIDTY OF MARRIGE

Q. Good Day Atty.! I would like to seek your legal advice regarding a friend of mine who was born out of wedlock. She was born on November 1, 1986. Her parents were married on June 11, 1998.  Unfortunately, in her birth certificate, she carried her father’s name already. Worse is that in her birth certificate, in the… Read More »

MUSLIM MARRIAGE AND BIGAMY

    Good afternoon! I am married to Catholic in the Philippines. Working in in UAE. I have converted to Islam and now a Muslim. And returned to the Philippines and got married again. Can I be charged  by  my first wife of Bigamy ? Thank you very much!   ANS:  From what can be deciphered in your… Read More »