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Atty. Francesco C. Britanico received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 2006. He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management majoring in Communications Technology Management, with a minor in International Business, in 2002.

His legal practice has been in litigation, family law, estate law, property and civil law, labor law, immigration law, administrative law, election law, constitutional law, criminal law, corporate law, and legal compliances.

Atty. Britanico has taught Property Law, Statutory Construction, Political Science and Introduction to Law in the Legal Studies program of the Lyceum of the Philippines University. He has also lectured on Political and Constitutional Law at the same university.

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How can a divorced Filipina revert her Philippine passport to her maiden name?

This question comes up in some form from time to time because a divorce obtained abroad can be recognized in the Philippines. For example, a Filipina marries a foreign citizen. She afterwards gets a new Philippine passport with her husband’s surname as her new last name. But the foreign husband later divorces her. She now … Continue reading How can a divorced Filipina revert her Philippine passport to her maiden name?

Philippine inheritance and foreign wills

The interplay of Philippine and foreign laws with regard to inheritance deserves more attention. What follows are introductory considerations for estate or succession cases involving both Philippine and foreign elements .   Contents How do people inherit property in the Philippines? How is the property divided if there is no will? What is a last … Continue reading Philippine inheritance and foreign wills

A simpler way to divide conjugal property

Legal separation can be a clumsy, acrimonious way to end marriage relations. It falls short of actual divorce, and it is a problematic process even as a way to divide conjugal properties between husband and wife. Because legal separation requires that one spouse (and only one, not both) must be at fault for it to be … Continue reading A simpler way to divide conjugal property

How is the marriage property divided in legal separation?

  The rule in legal separation is that the spouse at fault shall have no right to any share of the net profits earned by the couple’s common property during the marriage. His or her share of the net profits is forfeited in favor of the children or the innocent spouse. What does net profits mean? … Continue reading How is the marriage property divided in legal separation?

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