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How to Title land in the Philippines (8 processes to get your title)

How to Title Land in the Philippines (8 Processes to get your Land Title)   The process of how to title land in the Philippines is different depending on the situation. One of the first things you need to know is whether the land has ever had a title before since the titling of unregistered land …

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Homestead Patent in the Philippines

What is homestead patent in the Philippines? A Homestead Patent is a document awarding untitled property to a Filipino citizen who must cultivate the land. A Homestead Patent – along with Residential Free Patents, Agricultural Free Patents and to some extent Miscellaneous Sales Patents help regular Filipinos title property that they have worked on or …

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How to register untitled land in the Philippines

Article 2: How to register untitled land in the Philippines (Residential Free Patent)   If you are wondering how to register untitled land in the Philippines (maybe you only have a tax declaration for your house and want to get a title), this article is for you. One of the major requirements for land titling …

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Termination due to Serious Misconduct

Termination due to Serious Misconduct   Termination due to Serious Misconduct is when a person is dismissed from work due to a serious offense that impacts his work. For Termination due to Serious Misconduct to be valid, it must have the following: ·         it must be serious; ·         it must relate to the performance of …

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Magna Carta of Women Leave: Rules and Eligibility

What is Magna Carta of Women (RA 9710) Magna Carta of Women provides equal opportunity for women to eliminate gender-based discrimination, as well as providing 2 months of full pay for gynecological surgery providing an employee has served 6 months in the last 12 months. For this article, I’ll focus mainly on Magna Carta for …

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PSA Certificate of No Record: Why it happens and What to do?

  PSA Certificate of No Record: Why it happens and what to Do A PSA Certificate of No Record appears when the birth, marriage or death certificate is not in the PSA database. There may be a negative certification from PSA when the document is too old, too new or was never registered. You might …

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Legalization: Authentication of documents for Non-Apostille Countries

Legalization: Authentication of documents for Non-Apostille Countries Legalization of documents – instead of Apostille – is what you do if the country you will use the document in: is part of the list of non-Apostille countries has raised an objection to the Philippines In both these situations, you will be going through the Legalization process …

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Retrenchment Philippines (What Retrenchment is, the Applicable Due Process and Separation Pay Calculation)

Retrenchment Philippines   Retrenchment Philippines is when employees are separated from work to prevent company bankruptcy or losses. Retrenchment is often used as the reason for Termination in the Philippines. However, Retrenchment must follow certain rules so that it is valid [Art 283 Philippine Labor Code]: When Termination under Retrenchment is valid which includes showing …

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Redundancy Philippines (2022 Requirements, Due Process and Penalty)

Redundancy Philippines   Redundancy Philippines is when an employee’s services are superfluous – in other words, there are more employees than needed. Termination for Redundancy has 4 Requirements: Good Faith Fair and Reasonable Criteria Written notice served to the employee and to DOLE Redundancy Pay Philippines or Separation Pay must be paid I’ll go through …

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