Do you need a Court declaration that you are an heir before you can protect your inherited property?

Is it always a necessary for an heir to institute an inheritance case in Court before she can exercise legal rights to a property which she inherited? Must some Court declare her to be an heir before she can file a case to protect the inherited property? Is it a prerequisite that the estate of one who … Continue reading Do you need a Court declaration that you are an heir before you can protect your inherited property?

Corporate officers and Piercing the Veil of Corporate Fiction

A corporation has a legal personality separate and distinct from those who run or operate it. This means that, in general, the corporation’s liabilities are its own, not those of its directors, officer and employees. A particular set of circumstances is required for those individuals to be answerable for corporate obligations: Basic is the rule … Continue reading Corporate officers and Piercing the Veil of Corporate Fiction

Probationary employees and Due process in termination

Content What is a probationary employee? What is the correct legal procedure for terminating a probationary employee? What is a probationary employee? A probationary employee is provided for in Article 281 of the Labor Code of the Philippines: Art. 281. Probationary employment. Probationary employment shall not exceed six (6) months from the date the employee … Continue reading Probationary employees and Due process in termination