JABINES & PARTNERS

JABINES & PARTNERS

Our Services

 

 

We are a full-service firm handling a wide array of services involving litigation,

legal advisory to corporations, contract-drafting and so much more.

 

 

 

Practice Areas


 

Family Law

 

The Group’s legal services encompass rendition of assistance on matters relating to Persons and Family Relations. 

This includes Marriage and Property Relations; Child Custody and Support and; Adoption.

 

Marriage and Property Relations

The firm adheres to the state policy of upholding marriage as a social inviolable institution. Accordingly, as counsels for a contracting party, efforts to settle the marriage and property relations harmoniously are steps to be taken initially before resort to permanent dissolution of marriage.

 

Child Custody and Support

The firm takes an active role of promoting the universal principle that the “Best-Interest” of every child should always be recognized. In like manner, the firm takes an active stance in filing cases for a client that seeks custody or support over a child or infant. The firm sees to it that custody or support over a child or infant should be properly awarded to the rightful parents or guardian.

 

Adoption

With the surge of cases where a Filipino Citizen or an Alien wishes to adopt a stranger, relative or even his/her own children, the firm endeavors to master this field of law that is a “status changer”. It is the firm’s objective to help every prospective adopter fulfill his/her parental dream and help every prospective adoptee to belong in a family.

The Firm’s legal services encompass rendition of assistance on matters relating to Persons and Family Relations. This includes Marriage and Property Relations; Child Custody and Support and; Adoption.


 

Criminal Law

 

Either as a prosecution lawyer or a defense counsel, the firms' foremost duty is to see to it that justice will be rendered.

Resultantly, the Group, in handling the prosecution of the case will see to it that reparation and indemnification for the damages sustained by the offended party will be determined and attended.

On the other hand, the firm, in handling the defense of the case, will see to it that that the Constitutional rights of the accused are recognized and respected.

 

 

Bouncing Checks Law (BP 22)

In the modern world, human transactions involving a considerable amount of money is a phenomenon that occurs daily. This considerable amount of money is usually transferred through issuance of checks. The firm pursue filing of cases against individual who issues bum checks causing commercial bottleneck.

 

Estafa (Swindling)

In relation to bouncing checks law, comes filing of cases for “Estafa “as its duo. The firm has filed diverse cases for swindling ranging from misappropriation or conversion of money for administration, false pretension of possessing property or qualification and issuing and unfunded check in payment of an obligation.

 

Falsification of Documents

With the advent of technology, falsification of electronic documents also comes handy. To deter falsification, the firm vouched its prosecution. Likewise, the firm has extensive experience on its detection and prevention and are trained in signature verification.

 

Either as a prosecution lawyer or a defense counsel, the firms' foremost duty is to see to it that justice will be rendered. Resultantly, the firm, in handling the prosecution of the case will see to it that reparation and indemnification for the damages sustained by the offended party will be determined and attended. On the other hand, the firm, in handling the defense of the case, will see to it that that the Constitutional rights of the accused are recognized and respected.


Corporate Law

 

The group's masterpiece covers handling corporate services ranging from the registration of a Partnership, Sole Proprietorship or Corporation before the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), facilitate preparation and submission of required permits and compliance to concerned authorities and National and Local Government units, drafting and review of contracts and other documents, up to Human Resource Management.

Incorporation/Business Registration

One of the firm’s competence is serving “would-be” investors, locally and internationally in putting up a business in the Philippines. This involves a wide array of legal services from consultation to registration. Prospective investors need to secure the services of the firm with experience counsels for the expeditious registration of the desired business organization.

 

Compliance

The firm is equipped with the knowledge of local laws and regulations which are very important for legal risk mitigation. Accordingly, the firm assists prospective investors in the preparation and submission of the required permits to, and procurement of licenses from, the government and regulatory bodies.

 

Contract Drafting and Reviews

The firm is indulged predominantly in contract drafting and reviews. These contracts, among others relate to company mergers or consolidations and sale or asset dispositions. These ventures are major corporate acts which the firm can competently handle despite the complexity of the task.

 

Human Resource Management

The firm offers a complete package of legal services for corporate businesses. It does not only assist a prospective investor in putting up a business, it also handles the selection and engagement and valid dismissal of employed personnel.

 

The group's masterpiece covers handling corporate services ranging from the registration of a Partnership, Sole Proprietorship or Corporation before the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), facilitate preparation and submission of required permits and compliance to concerned authorities and National and Local Government units, drafting and review of contracts and other documents, up to Human Resource Management.


 

Banking and Finance

 

With its regular handling of cases related to banking, the firm has acquired expertise in the banking and finance system.

The firm acknowledges the fact that a lawyer’s legal services are as potent as that of a bank’s collection department because when collection efforts proves to be unsuccessful, legal action will subsequently ensue.

Considering this, the firm gets its feet wet on cases relating to collection, foreclosure and repossession.

 

Collection of Sum of Money

Most of the cases that the firm handles relate to Collection of Sum of Money with provisional remedy for those loans without a security. The firm has a high success of collection rate, as it is actively conduct asset search and closely coordinate with Court Sheriffs for the possible attachment of the borrower’s property, serving as security, to the judgment that will be rendered eventually.

 

Small Claims Case

For monetary claims falling under “Small Claims Cases” or monetary claims involving an amount of PHP300,000.00 and below, because of the policy that prohibits representation of a party by an attorney, the firm’s legal services are limited to legal counseling, preparation and filing of the complaint or “Statement of Claim”.

 

Foreclosure

Seeing as the firm can collect an unsecured loan easily, all the more reason that it can collect secured loans speedily. The firm is adept at filing foreclosure cases judicially or extra-judicially and see to it that the posting and publication requirements are met to avoid countersuits seeking its annulment.

 

Repossession of Chattel Mortgage

Having worked with Court Sheriffs for the implementation of the “Writ of Repossession”, the firm is accustomed to the swift recovery of mortgage chattel which lighten its cost of depreciation. The firm also closely coordinates with third parties for the conduct of “skip-tracing” for the mortgage chattel that are tagged to be missing, but later, whereabouts is established, and units successfully repossessed.

With its regular handling of cases related to banking, the firm has acquired expertise in the banking and finance system. The firm acknowledges the fact that a lawyer’s legal services are as potent as that of a bank’s collection department because when collection efforts proves to be unsuccessful, legal action will subsequently ensue. Considering this, the firm gets its feet wet on cases relating to collection, foreclosure and repossession.


 

Labor Law

 

Consequent to the firm’s Corporate Services, comes legal services on Labor and Employment. This comprises counseling employers on providing employees of the required minimum benefits, Human Resource Management and Labor Organization’s acknowledgement.

 

 

Employer counseling and training

The firm is with a bounden duty to regularly orient its clients with the countries’ labor policies. This includes providing regular trainings, seminars and newsletters for an entity’s upper management and Human Resource Department.

 

Policy preparation and administration

The firm is committed not just in drafting company policies that best suited to the business of the client, but also the firm may accept involvement and participation of its policy administration.

 

Legal Representation

The firm represents equally employers and employees alike before the labor tribunals. As it is fervent in espousing the rights of the employers, it is also as zealous in safeguarding the rights of the workingmen. The representation of the firm on behalf of its clients before the labor tribunals is more than just assisting them in filling-out standard forms and preparation of memoranda, but also it is devoted in gathering evidences that are at the instant, mostly difficult to uncover.

 

Labor Organization

The firm upholds the Constitutional Rights of the workers to Self-Organization. In line with this, the firm is responsive to every laborers’ call for a labor organization to be assembled. As such, the firm also takes up the cudgel for the laborers in organizing themselves and consequently speak for them during collective negotiations and bargaining.

 

Consequent to the group’s Corporate Services, comes legal services on Labor and Employment. This comprises counseling employers on providing employees of the required minimum benefits, Human Resource Management and Labor Organization’s acknowledgement.

 

 

 "We help corporations ensure that its businesses are legally sound. It is always wise to start right."

 

 

 

Contact

JABINES CABACANG LAW AND ASSOCIATES - Cebu City

6th Floor, Mabuhay Tower,
IT Park, Brgy. Lahug,
Cebu City 6000

+63 32 342 7786

+63 919 9942010

 

About

JABINES & PARTNERS is a group of independent law firms with offices in Cebu City and Ozamiz City that practise litigation (defense and prosecution), corporate structuring, and I.P. Law.

JABINES & PARTNERS is composed of passionate and dynamic professionals who believe that solid work output and high degree of professionalism combined are key to achieving maximum output for clients.


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