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Mortgaging your property? Use a "Chattel Mortgage" agreement

A Chattel Mortgage is a contract where property is put up as security by the debtor in the creditor’s favor for a loan. If the debtor fails to pay the loan the creditor may foreclose the mortgage and sell the property.

Sole heir? Use an "Affidavit of Self-Adjudication" for your inheritance

An Affidavit of Self-Adjudication is a written statement under oath by a sole heir declaring that he is the only heir of the deceased and is adjudicating the entire inheritance to himself.

How to use an "Affidavit of No Income for Business"

An "Affidavit of No Income for Business" is usually needed by a business that has no income and is renewing its business permit and BIR registration with the government.

Selling your property? Document it with a "Deed of Sale"

A Deed of Sale is a contract where the seller delivers property to the buyer and the buyer pays the purchase price. The Deed of Sale results in ownership over the property being transferred to the buyer upon its delivery.

Using an "Affidavit of Desistance" to withdraw a criminal complaint

No longer interested in continuing a criminal complaint you filed? File an "Affidavit of Desistance" explaining that you are no longer interested in the complaint.

Need to donate a house? A lot? Do it using a "Deed of Donation"

A Deed of Donation transfers property from the owner to another person by way of donation. The Deed of Donation is usually executed for the love and affection the donor has for the donee.

How to use an "Affidavit of Cohabitation" for marriage

If you have been living together with your partner for a continuous period of at least 5 years, you may be exempted from getting a marriage license using an "Affidavit of Cohabitation"

COVID-19 now a work-related disease compensated by the Government

Employees who contract COVID-19 due to work are entitled to aid from the Government

DOLE issues guidelines promoting COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace

DOLE issues Labor Advisory No. 08, series of 2021 promoting COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace