Litigation

Dose of Law

The Litigation Group is committed to help clients avoid the costs and inconvenience of going into trial. When litigation becomes unavoidable, the Firm strategizes and determines the course of action to fully protect the client’s interests or to contain the risks and minimize its effects. It has won landmark cases which eventually found their way in the annals of Philippine jurisprudence.

The Firm is skilled in providing practical and commercial advice on how to deal with corporate rehabilitation and insolvency. It has also been involved in major litigations representing the creditor or the financially distressed debtor. A significant number of cases which resulted in success for the firm’s clients now form part of the Philippines.

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The Firm also maintains an active criminal prosecution and defense practice. It counsels clients undergoing preliminary investigation or facing other governmental inquiries. Retired members of the judiciary, who serve as counsels to the firm, are ready to assist in trials, appeals and other court proceedings of various criminal offenses.

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The Firm’s practice extends to providing legal assistance on issues involving family and domestic relations, and advising them on the proper and the most judicious remedies in every given situation. The Firm has in its roster lawyers who have in-depth knowledge of family law and are equipped with strong people skills and the ability to handle stressful family situations, whose expertise and experience are crucial in assisting clients of their various concerns which include domestic violence, petition for temporary and permanent protective orders, legal separation, annulment and declaration of nullity of marriage, property settlements, adoption, matters of paternity and filiation, and custody.

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The Firm’s lawyers have had extensive dealings with various local governments in the country, such as negotiations involving local and community taxation, processing of local government permits and licenses, and real property assessment and taxation. Also, the Firm has seasoned election lawyers who have planned and handled successful election strategies for hopeful and incumbent elective officials during the campaign period and elections. These services include conducting seminars for watchers and campaign staff, pre-election, counting of ballots, canvassing, representation in pre-proclamation controversies and election

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