Month: March 2021

The Supreme Court’s New Perspective on an Old Issue

On Nov. 11, 2020, the Supreme Court promulgated a landmark decision involving the fundamental equality between women and men before the law. In Alanis v. Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court ruled on a legitimate child’s right to use and adopt his mother’s maiden name — a matter which not only allows a legal option for the use of a surname, but also elevates the level of mothers from a legal perspective.

ACCRALAW Promotes 9 Senior Associates

ACCRALAW recently announced the promotion of nine (9) Associates to Senior Associates. They are Kate Aubrey G. Hojilla, Aileen Charisse P. Cruz, Leia Clarissa Veronica R. Veracruz, Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li, Paulo N. Rabanal, Mara Kristina O. Recto, Paula P. Plaza, Napoleon L. Gonzales III, and Samantha Beatrice P. King.