Office Address


Metro Manila

Suite B, 5/F, Builder's Center
170 Salcedo St.,
Legaspi Village,
Makati City 1229
Philippines.

Mobile: (63) 917.7012235
Email:
loy@lawdg.org



Cebu

Unit 204 Keppel Center
Samar Loop cor. Cardinal Rosales Ave.,
Cebu Business Park,
Cebu City 6000
Philippines

Tele/Fax: (6332) 266.8522
Mobile: (63) 917. 6341096
Email:
tina@lawdg.org



Northern Mindanao

Unit 2, 965 Manuel Roxas St.
Valencia City
8709 Bukidnon
Philippines

Telephone: (632) 88828.2324
Mobile: (63) 917.7012235
Email:
loy@lawdg.org

 

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

  1. Title and document verification
  2. Annotation of notices and other claims on title and tax declaration
  3. Land titling, transfer of title, or reconstitution of lost title
  4. Legal advice, tax opinion, and contract drafting or review with notarization of lease contracts, deeds of sale, extrajudicial settlements and partition, real estate mortgage, as well as other documents involving real property
  5. Assistance in authentication of legal documents abroad
  6. Securing of requisite BIR and local tax clearances
  7. Legal assistance and advice in the acquisition of real estate by persons holding dual citizenship or by former Filipinos
  8. Legal assistance and advice on all property transactions of non-Filipinos
  9. Handling of cases and all other transactions involving real estate

CORPORATE LAW

  1. General legal advice and consultation on business and on all elements of corporate and commercial law
  2. Legal advice on the most suitable business structure in the Philippines taking into account investor's plans, foreign ownership restrictions, tax and cost concerns, and other concerns
  3. Establishment of companies or partnerships, BPO's, joint ventures, special economic zone enterprises, subsidiaries, branches, regional headquarters, and representative offices in the Philippines with assistance in the preparation, filing, and processing until official approval of application papers in connection with their formation
  4. Advice on capital and organizational structures for local and foreign investments
  5. Advice on the tax, regulatory, investment incentive, as well as applicable Philippine restrictions vis-à-vis the extent of foreign participation, and other concerns affecting a particular business and its related businesses
  6. Documentation of beneficiary/nominee arrangements in the holding of shares
  7. Legal assistance in the conduct of board and stockholders' meetings, preparation of minutes of board and stockholders' meetings, issuance of corporate resolutions and certifications, assistance in the completion of proxy nomination, the keeping of stock and transfer books, the issuance of stock certificates, and the submission of regulatory reports to appropriate agencies of the government
  8. Liaising with government agencies in securing the issuance of related regulatory permits and business registrations
  9. Assistance in the preparation of pertinent documents and submissions in transactions such as increase of authorized capital stock, assignment of shares of stock, sale/transfer of business assets, restructuring, and business closure
  10. Handling of intra-corporate disputes and all other business and corporate-related cases

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

  1. Legal services and advice to individuals and businesses in the protection of their creations, inventions, patents, designs, brand names, and other intellectual property rights
  2. Drafting or review of licensing agreements, assignments, and other contracts involving intellectual property rights
  3. Undertaking pre-filing searches and other legal services in securing registrations for copyright, tradename/trademark, utility model, industrial design, and patents, including technology transfer arrangements, licensing, revival of abandoned applications, reconstitutions, renewals, amendments, conversions, assignment, as well as filing of affidavits of use
  4. Registration of business names/dba's

IMMIGRATION LAW

  1. Spousal or fiancée visa application
  2. Legal assistance in the following visa applications:
         a. Tourist
         b. Temporary visitor
         c. Pre-arranged employment
         d. Treaty trader
         e. Special non-immigrant 
         f. Special investor resident visa
         g. Alien employment permit/special working permits
  3. Dual citizenship acquisition
  4. Preparation of parental travel consent affidavits and affidavit of support, among others
  5. Watch list or hold-departure orders
  6. Verification of derogatory records with the Bureau of Immigration
  7. Philippine passport application

LABOR LAW

  1. Prosecution or defense and preparation of pleadings in illegal dismissal and unfair labor practice cases
  2. Legal assistance in collective bargaining negotiation
  3. Administrative investigations, termination of employment, and imposition of other sanctions
  4. Termination of employment due to closure of business, redundancy, retrenchment and other measures
  5. Advice on outsourcing of employment and legitimate contracting arrangements
  6. Preparation of company manuals and orientation on company rules and regulations
  7. Advice and contract preparation on:
         a. Project employment
         b. Regular employment
         c. Seasonal employment
         d. Casual employment
         e. Fixed term employment and other agreement

FAMILY LAW

  1. Child custody and child support
  2. Spousal support
  3. Paternity suits
  4. Domestic or inter-country adoption
  5. Legal separation
  6. Annulment
  7. Declaration of nullity of marriage
  8. Recognition of foreign divorce

CIVIL LAW

  1. Change of name or correction of entry in birth and marriage certificates
  2. Collection of sum of money
  3. Complaints for breach of contract
  4. Actions for torts and damages
  5. Ejectment and unlawful detainer cases
  6. Settlement of estate
  7. Judicial and extra-judicial partition of property
  8. Contract drafting and negotiations

CRIMINAL LAW

  1. BP 22 or bouncing checks cases
  2. Estafa or fraud
  3. Theft
  4. Falsification of documents
  5. Libel or oral defamation
  6. Threats
  7. Coercion
  8. Physical injuries
  9. Violation of the Electronic Commerce Law
  10. Adultery or concubinage
  11. Bigamy
  12. Anti-violence cases against women & children

The Law Firm can also act as a correspondent firm in the service of summons, notices, orders and other issuances of foreign courts. The Law Firm is committed to delivering quality legal service in a professional yet personalized, timely, and cost-efficient manner, keeping in mind the specific requirements of the client who shall be kept informed of the developments of his case on a regular basis.