Legal Advice

Law allows use of pen names

August 30, 2014 11:01 pm

Dear PAO, I would like to seek advice on the legal use of pen names. I am a children’s book writer and I have been using a pen name for the past couple of years. I have heard that there … Read more »

‘No Trespassing’ sign enough warning vs illegal entry

August 29, 2014 8:32 pm

Dear PAO, What case can I file against the persons who entered my fenced vacant lot without my permission? I live in another town and I don’t have a caretaker in that lot so we just fenced it with barbed … Read more »

No crime committed by custodian’s sibling over ‘stolen’ certificate of title

August 28, 2014 10:30 pm

Dear PAO, My parents are gone and being the oldest child, my siblings agreed that I will be the custodian of all certificates of title of their pieces of property. One of our siblings, however, who is so greedy, got … Read more »

Nannies, employers should be registered with SSS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG

August 27, 2014 11:36 pm

Dear PAO, I just gave birth to my first child. My mother-in-law found a helper for me but I am not sure how much I am supposed to pay her considering that she is a “stay-out” nanny. Do I also … Read more »

Wife can have husband’s mistress removed as insurance beneficiary

August 26, 2014 9:54 pm

Dear PAO, I recently found out that my husband made his mistress a beneficiary in his life insurance policy. I think this is wrong and totally unfair, considering that they have been enjoying our family home for the past 20 … Read more »

Use fiance’s surname in naming baby in womb but marry later

August 25, 2014 11:40 pm

Dear PAO, I am pregnant but not yet married. My parents want to use my surname for my baby since I am not yet married to the father of my child. I want to inquire if there would be hassles … Read more »

Dad’s income determines support for his illegitimate children

August 24, 2014 9:29 pm

Dear PAO, After our marriage, my husband told me that he has two illegitimate children and they are currently in the custody of their grandparents. I also learned that my husband had an agreement with the mother of his children … Read more »

Property taxes should be paid on time

August 23, 2014 11:06 pm

Dear PAO, I was informed by my parents that due to financial problems, my parents failed to pay the real property tax due for our properties.  Will there be interests to be paid if I will pay the said taxes … Read more »

Illegitimate child entitled to share from father’s inheritance

August 22, 2014 9:41 pm

Dear PAO, I have a daughter with my ex-boyfriend. My ex-boyfriend acknowledged our daughter as his child and he even signed my daughter’s birth certificate. I recently found out, however, that my ex-boyfriend already passed away and that he left … Read more »

Mandatory for companies to act on sexual harassment of employees

August 21, 2014 10:52 pm

Dear PAO, I filed a complaint against my office senior trainer for sexual harassment with the Human Relations Department of our company. About two months have passed and I still have not heard anything from my employers about my complaint, … Read more »