Legal Help Desk Episode 114: OFWs Legal Rights

Legal Help Desk Episode 114: OFWs Legal Rights

In this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno will discuss the issues that comes along with being an OFW such as the recruitment process and the dangers of being trafficked or illegally recruited; disability funds and the like. Know your legal rights as an OFW and which government agencies to go to, to report your concerns and the processes for each.

Guests: Atty. Hans Cacdac, POEA Administrator and Atty. Rufer Tolentino, Compensation, Disability, Benefits lawyer for OFW
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Legal Help Desk Episode 91: Corporation

Legal Help Desk Episode 91: Corporation

It has always been the dream of many Filipinos to own and run their businesses. Many think that owning a business is easy as applying for a license and permit however, there are several steps before one can finally do so. Additionally, there is a difference from setting up a business and setting up a corporation. In this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Rod Nepomuceno with a corporate lawyer and a representative from the Department of Trade and Industry will teach viewers how to set up their own corporation. How is it different from setting up an ordinary business? What are the advantages of setting up a corporation? What are the steps in establishing a corporation?

Legal Help Desk Episode 96: Rent Control Law

Legal Help Desk Episode 96: Rent Control Law

For many Filipinos, the best option forliving in the metropolitan area is by renting an apartment, a condominium unit or a small house. Renting doesn’t require the same responsibilities as owning your own house or condominium; however, renting presents its own set of problems. One of the more common problems associated to renting is having scrupulous landowners who raise the rents of their tenants despite prior agreements and/or contracts made.

Legal Help Desk Episode 118: Citizenship and Immigration

In this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorneys Karen Jimeno and Rod Nepomuceno will discuss your legal rights as Filipino Citizens with representatives of the Bureau of Immigration. Know the steps and the requirements on how to apply for retention, reacquisition and recognition of citizenship. Guests: Attorney Giselle Remulla, Dual Citizenship Office, Bureau of Immigration and Attorney Leila May Gloria, Legal Division, Bureau of Immigration.

Legal Help Desk Episode 95: Writ of Habeas Corpus

Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno discuss your legal rights on the issue of Habeas Corpus. What is Habeas Corpus? Habeas Corpus is a court order or writ that commands an individual or a government official to produce a prisoner, explain the time and cause for the arrest and detention. The purpose of the issuance of the writ is to inquire on the legality of the detention but not necessarily ordering the release of the said prisoner.

Legal Help Desk Episode 106: Wealth Management

Legal Help Desk Episode 106: Wealth Management

In this episode, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno will discuss your legal rights on wealth management with Dr. Jaime Lorenzo, executive vice chairman of International Marketing Group (IMG) and Fitz Villafuerte, registered financial planner.

Gain expert tips and advice on how to manage your finances by investing in the right stocks. Learn how to keep your debts in check and know which wealth management companies and managers are right for you.
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Legal Help Desk Episode 104: Worker's Rights

Legal Help Desk Episode 104: Worker's Rights

On this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno discuss your legal rights as workers and the benefits you are entitled to. The Philippine government recognizes the rights of employees, thus the creation of the Labor Code of the Philippines. The Labor Code is a set of rules for the hiring and terminating of employees and it prescribes the conditions of work including the number of work hours and the benefits entitled to every employee. In this episode, we will extensively discuss the labor code so that employees or workers everywhere will be aware of the protection that is due to them under our laws.
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Legal Help Desk Episode 113: Church and State

On this episode of Legal Help Desk, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno will discuss all you need to know about Separation of Church and State. To help distinguish the role of the Church in the State’s affairs are Constitutionalist and former Senator Atty. Rene Saguisag and Attorney Amado Valdez, Dean of San Beda Law School.

Legal Help Desk Episode 102: Theft and Robbery

On this episode, Attorney Karen Jimeno and Attorney Rod Nepomuceno will discuss your legal rights on theft and robbery, focusing on discussing the differences between theft, qualified theft and robbery.
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Section 498a New Update September 2018 in Hindi Sawan Legal Help

498A. Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty.—Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine.

Is IPC 498a bailable?: Punishment under Section 498A is a maximum of three years but it had been made a cognizable and non-bailable offence, which made grant of bail to the accused a rarity in courts

What is the punishment under section 498a?: 498A as: Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty. Whoever being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects her to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term, which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to a fine.