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EXPAND USE OF LEGAL FUND FOR DISTRESSED OFWS – VILLANUEVA

The Senate has begun deliberations into a proposed measure that expands the use of a fund meant to help overseas Filipinos facing legal distress in their places of work abroad. Senator Joel Villanueva sponsored Senate Bill No. 1233, which seeks to expand the use of the Legal Assistance Fund (LAF) that the government taps to […]

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PROFESSIONALIZE PARALEGAL WORK — REP. NOGRALES

It’s time to professionalize paralegal work to ensure quality legal services by setting standards for those who enter this line of work.  This is according to Rizal 2nd district Rep. Fidel Nograles, who has filed House Bill 5886, a comprehensive measure to define the roles of paralegal workers and guarantee them career and professional development […]