The Department of Education’s Policies on School Opening

Classes in public schools opened yesterday, June 5, 2017.  Nearly 27 million students, from grade school to high school, trooped to their respective classrooms, ready to begin a new school year.  Private schools are likewise poised to open their gates next week while enrollment and admissions in colleges and universities are still in full swing.Continue reading “The Department of Education’s Policies on School Opening”

Can a Child’s Legitimation (Due to Subsequent Marriage) be Cancelled?

Minerva was already 23 years old when she learned that her father is married with children before she was born.  She learned about it the hard way – when she landed her first job, her supervisor turned out to be her father’s eldest son from his previous marriage, making him her half-brother. She did herContinue reading “Can a Child’s Legitimation (Due to Subsequent Marriage) be Cancelled?”

List of Acceptable IDs When Taking a Domestic Flight

To avoid delays when going through pre-flight boarding procedures for your domestic flights, make sure you have ANY of the following identifications on hand.  Note that airport and airline personnel may request for additional IDs as they deem necessary and so it is best that you have more than one government-issued ID with you whenContinue reading “List of Acceptable IDs When Taking a Domestic Flight”

How to Get Your Security Deposit from Pesky Landlords

If you are due to vacate your rented apartment unit (or any other residential building, including a dorm room or bed space), your landlord should reimburse your security deposit.  This is the money you gave your landlord before you moved in to the property, apart from your advance.  If your unit does not have anyContinue reading “How to Get Your Security Deposit from Pesky Landlords”