Mental exhaustion: the price for lawyering

A lawyer is a walking search engine and whose brains are picked by clients in search of answers to their burning legal questions. Whenever a question is asked, a lawyer carefully evaluates the question and then process it against the wealth of legal knowledge, skills, and experience that he has accumulated thus far. There's a … Continue reading Mental exhaustion: the price for lawyering

Luckily, Rizal was not a lawyer

Two presidential elections back, a candidate was heavily criticized for his non-activisim during Martial Law. He was then a law student at a presitigious university known for being the last bastion of democracy. Known to be a good man, his supporters and friends came to his defense explaining that law students and lawyers are trained … Continue reading Luckily, Rizal was not a lawyer

No to free legal advice: why your lawyer-friends avoid you

There is more to asking free legal advice from your lawyer-friends. If you want to maintain your good relations with them, here are some of the things to keep in mind and these may explain why they are not responding to your questions: When you ask for a free legal advice, you are asking a … Continue reading No to free legal advice: why your lawyer-friends avoid you

4 truths about prenuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements in the Philippines operate differently from those in other countries. These are the things that you need to know about that document that might just improve your married life: 1. Prenuptial agreements do not stop a spouse from inheriting from the other. If you happen to watch a show where the mother of … Continue reading 4 truths about prenuptial agreements