Bigamous Marriage; Eviction due to sub-leasing; De

Article 41 of the Philippine Family Code states that any marriage contracted by a person during the subsistence of previous marriage

Persons prohibited from entering the UAE;

Those who have previously commited crimes and deportation order from the UAE has been issued against them by the competent court

Posting confidential information of a company in

UAE Federal Laws No. 14 of 1995 on the Countermeasures Against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances states that use of prohibited substances

Divorce by American Husband; Absconding case

As a general rule, an absconding case can only be filed if the employee is inside the UAE

Labour Law Frequently Asked Questions

The proper procedure is to sign the cancellation paper after you have received your gratuity.

Support for illegitimate child; End of service gra

You cannot compel him to support your child unless he has recognized

Child custody after separation of parents; Crimina

In case of separated parents disputing authority over the custody of children, the rule is that the law confers upon the courts the power to award the care, custody and

Recognition of divorce decree in the Philippines;

Article 30 of the UAE Labour Law states that any female worker who has worked for more than 1 year is entitled to maternity leave with full pay for a period of 45 days.

Filipina can Divorce to Marry British Boyfriend; B

If you are a resident of Dubai, you can file a divorce case against your husband before the Dubai Courts. If your husband is in the UAE, the divorce proceedings will take 2 months.

No middle name for unrecognized illegitimate child

No, your application to change name will be denied. Under Section 1 of the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act No. 8239 or the Philippine Passport Act, passport can be amended only on the following cases:

Withholding child support constitutes economic abu

You can file a case against your husband for economic abuse under Section 3 (D) of Republic Act No. 9262 or the Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act of 2004 to wit:

Conjugal Properties in the Philippines will not be

As a general rule, only those have expired or cancelled visa are deported. However, the Ministry of Interior may limit an order for deportation of any foreigner, even if he holds a valid visa,

Mandatory Health Insurance in Dubai; Judicial Sepa

As an employer, you are mandated by law to acquire health insurance coverage in favor of your employee. Health Insurance is required in applying for the issuance and renewal of entry permits or visas in Dubai.

Non-Compete Clause in Employment Contract; VAT: Ze

For a non-compete clause to be valid, the following must be complied with in accordance with Article 127 of the UAE Labour Code and Articles 909 and 910 of the UAE Civil Code:

Custody of children under 7 years old; Buying a co

Under Section 3 of the Maceda Law, if you have paid at least 2 years of installments and defaulted in the payment of succeeding installments, you are entitled to the following rights:

VAT and Property Regime; Property regime of couple

For the purposes of understanding whether a registration obligation exists, a taxable supply refers to a supply of goods or services made by a business in the UAE

Illegitimate child's Right to Recognition, Support

The child is an illegitimate child because you are not married to the mother. Under our laws, both the legitimate and illegitimate child shall have the right to receive financial support from their parents.

Husband died in Dubai; Parental Authority; Hindi b

Ayon sa Article 30 ng UAE Labour Code, ang 45 araw na maternity leave ay bukod pa sa 30 araw na annual at iba pang mga leave para sa empleyado

Fundraising without license is prohibited; Propert

The properties remained to be separately-owned by you since you have kids from previous marriage. Under the Family Code, in the absence of a marriage settlement (commonly known as pre-nuptial agreement) or when the property regime agreed upon is void.

Disclosure of confidential information; Husband an

If convicted, your husband may be imprisoned for a period of a 6 months and 1 day to 4 years and 2 months. On the other hand, your kumare shall not be permitted to enter the place or places ordered by the court.

Offended party to file complaint for bigamy; Emplo

According to Article 61 of the UAE Labour law, where the labourer, either through his own fault or as a result of violating the employer\'s instructions, causes a loss, damage or destruction to any tools, machines, products or materials that are owned by or in the custody of the employer

Another woman; Divorce by British Husband; Sexual

As a general rule, hindi kinikilala ng batas ng Pilipinas ang divorce maliban na lamang kung ang kasal ay sa pagitan ng isang FIlipino at banyaga at ang banyaga ang nagpetisyon ng divorce

Resignation during Probationary Period; Abusive De

Unlimited employment contract may be terminated at will by the employer or employee, provided that the UAE labour law provisions concerning notice and valid grounds of termination without arbitrariness are adhered to.

Change of Civil Status after Marriage; Taking of P

You will not be issued a CENOMAR as it will appear in the civil registry records that you are married. You should update your Pag-ibig membership information by accomplishing the Member\'s Change of Information Form (MCIF).

Legally separated spouse cannot remarry; Voluntari

No. your Filipina girlfriend cannot remarry. In legal separation, only the marital obligations and the property relations between the spouses are ended, but the marriage bond is not dissolved unlike divorce or annulment.

Recover money from an investment; Philippine Laws

The first step to do is to serve a legal demand letter to place the company in default pursuant to Article 272 (1) of the UAE Civil Code as amended by Federal Law No. 1 of 1987.

Gambler husband to suffer losses; Father to disinh

The Civil Code of the Philippines provides that your children are your compulsory heirs and you cannot deprive them of their legitimes or their share in your estate except in cases provided by law.

Criminal case for issuance of bounced cheque; Post

Article 401 of the Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 on Issuance of the Penal Code states that: A Punishment of confinement or a fine shall be inflicted upon any person who in bad faith draws a check without existing

Use of father's surname by an illegitimate child;

Illegitimate children may use the surname of their father if their filiation has been expressly recognized by the father through the record of birth appearing in the civil register or when an

Marriage without license; Recruitment fees

No license shall be necessary for the marriage of a man and a woman who have lived together as husband and wife for at least five years and without any legal impediment to marry each other.

Extrajudicial settlement of estate in the Philippi

Pursuant to Section 1, Rule 74 of the Rules of Court of the Philippines; \"if the decedent left no will and no debts and the heirs are all of age, or the minors are represented by their judicial or legal representatives

Harrasment against ex-girlfriend is punishable by

Violence against women and children is defiined as any act or a series of acts committed by any person against a woman with whom the person has or had dating relationship.

Test tube babies are legitimate; Naturalization Pr

Children conceived as a result of artificial insemination of the wife with the sperm of the husband or that

Parental consent;Simulation of birth;Annual leave

No. Simulation of birth is defined as the tampering of the civil

Eviction from Property; Criminal Law

Concubinage is a criminal offense punishable by the Revised Penal Code of the

Dismissal; Maintenance and Repairs

Since your lease contract is silent on who shall bear expenses for

Repatriation; Criminal offense

Upon expiry of contract, the employer shall bear the cost of the

Indebtedness; Taking pictures

It is prohibited to take pictures or record videos of individuals without

Notice Period; Increase of Rent

No, the landlord cannot do that. If he intends to increase the rental amount, he should

Default in payment; Conjugal properties

The marriage of your cousin and her husband is considered dissolved here in

Credit cards; SSS Beneficiary; Ban

Walang bisa ang kasal ng iyong nanay at tatay dahil ksala ang iyong

Will; Bigamy; Surname

By virtue of the Divorce decree obtained in the UAE by your wife, your marriage is

Libelous posts; Tenancy Contract; Resignation

You have to check your Lease Contract if there is a requirement for

Lawyer with a mission: Barney Almazar

Expat Leader: UAE-based Filipino on being Young Lawyer of the Year and the mission close to his heart

Properties; Salary Decrease; Divorce

The Family Code of the Philippines has a provision for property

Salary - Ramadan; Driver - Deported

Ramadan timing is applicable to both Muslims and non-Muslims.

Annulment; Pera ng Customer

You cannot file a case for annulment against your husband since

Arbitrary Termination; Rape vs Consensual Sex

Your employer is wrong. In addition to your salary during notice period, unused

Central Bank Rules on Loan

Banks and financial institutions are not allowed to take blank cheques as a

Passport; Parental Authority; Bank Account

If you had your baby legally adopted, your parental authority over your

Blacklisted; Credit card; Legal Guardian

If you and your husband have already made your respective wills and have appointed

Investment; Ramadan; Free Zone; Divorce

Ayon sa Article 66 ng UAE Labour Law tuwing buwan ng Ramadan, ang

Payment of fine; Child support

It is a common misconception that serving the prison term or paying

Bail, Driving License; Deportation

You can drive in the UAE using an international driving license if you are

Entering UAE; Appeal

If you feel aggrieved by the judgment of the court, you are given

Divorce; Annual Leave

The employer decides when leaves can be availed of. As such, your

VAWC Law; Drunk Driving

Under Article 194 of the Family Code, support comprises everything

Foster Family; Injury

A kasambahay or domestic worker is defined under Republic Act 10361

Defamation; Travel clearance

As a general rule, all Filipino minors are required to secure a travel

Essential Requisites; Termination

Yes, your marriage is valid. Under Article 2 of the Family Code

Insurance; Value Added Tax

This is not true. No VAT will be imposed on OFW remittances.

Consumer Protection; Maternity Leave

You can report the travel agency by filing a complaint with the

Sub-leasing; Presumptive death

Yes, the owner of the villa or the principal lessor can terminate the lease

Biological Parent; Contract; Land

No, your neighbor will not be the automatic owner of your parent

Illegitimate Child; Overstay; Concubinage

No, what your half-sibling told you is not true. As an illegitimate

Marriage; Abscond; Title Deed

The following are the legal requirements that you and your partner must

Child Surname; Visa Cancellation; Visa Application

You can apply for a visa renewal, however, your application will be denied

Criminal offense for fraud; Resignation; Benefits

Fraud under Article 399 of the UAE Penal Code, takes place when any individual

Application in Canada; Imprisonment; Drugs

UAE Federal Law No. 14 of 1995 on the Countermeasures Against Narcotic Drugs and

TB Scar; Bigamous Marriage

Pursuant to UAE Ministerial Decree No. 28 of 2008 and Federal Law No. 7

Alcohol; Probation; Sponsorship

A man can sponsor his children and spouse if he earns more than

Surname; 13th month pay; Sick leave

A 13th month pay is a monetary benefit received by employees equivalent

Presumptive Death; Authentication; Overtime

Under the UAE Labor Law, the maximum normal working hours

Frequently Asked Questions - Employment

No paid sick leave during probation

Fake Marriage; Statement of Account

Your are not required to file for a petition to annul the marriage.

Police Clearance; Divorce

Since the reason for the rejection of your Police Clearance is not due to

Sexual Harassment; Taking Pictures

You may file a complaint against your officemate before the police.

Rape vs Consensual Sex; Another Woman

Under Philippine law, having a previous relationship with the offender is not

Termination; Annulment

Your employment status is still on probation. An employee under

Kaltas sa Sahod; Resignation by a Nanny

Your employer cannot prevent you from resigning. Your resignation

Criminal case for issuance of bounced cheque; Post

Article 401 of the Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 on Issuance of the Penal Code states that: A Punishment of confinement or a fine shall be inflicted upon any person who in bad faith draws a check without existing

Divorce; Unpaid Credit Cards

Your brother should contact these banks to know

Seconded Employee; Contract Substitution

She cannot work as household service worker if her visa is

Gratuity; Visa Expense

Labag sa Article 6 ng Ministerial Order 52 of 1989

Theft; Annual Leave

Simple theft is punishable by confinement of a minimum period of 6

Will; Annulment

If a Filipino testator executes a will in the Philippines, formal

OFW Tax Exemption; Petition for Annulment

As a general rule, an individual citizen of the Philippines is taxed

Free Zone; Medical Treatment

You need to apply for her medical treatment entry permit

Credit Report; Minor Workers; Blacklist

According to Article 20 of the UAE Labor Code, it is prohibited

Night Work; Worksite Accident; Salary

As a general rule, no women shall be required to work at night

Installment payments;Benefit distribution;Divorce

According to Schedule No 3 of Federal Law No. 8 of 1980, the

One-year Ban; Visa Cancellation; Marriage

Your HR is correct and you cannot be issued a work permit entry

Alcohol Intoxication; Escape Report; Absence

Your employer may file an escape report against you if you have

Basic Labor Rights; Validity of Divorce

Security of Tenure; Hours of Work; Weekly Rest Day; End of Service

Gratuity; Wills; Visa Expense

If a Filipino testator executes a will in the Philippines, the applicable

Investment; Annulment; Medical Exams

An action or defense for the declaration of absolute nullity of marriage

Child Support; Work on Annual; Salary Decrease

According to Article 102 of the Labor Code, if an employee breaks a company

Collecting Debt; Investment Scam

You may file a criminal case of swindling or commonly known as

Freezing of Bank Account; Oversaty Fine; Forgery

You may file a police complaint against your landlord for violating

Compensation; Ramadan

According to Article 313 of UAE Penal Code, detention for a period

Illegitimate Child; Labor Strike

Picketing or the act of marching to and from the employer\'s premises,

Loan Restructuring; How to get Divorced?

Your bank can file a police case against you pursuant to Article 401

Bullying in Social Media; Property Relations

Bullying in the social media or the continued posting of derogatory

Marriage; Divorce Decree; Housemaid

Housemaids and those working under the sponsorship of the head

Illegitimate Child;Divorce;Visa;Limited Contract

According yo Article 176 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Abusive Debt Collectors;Police Arrest;Emirates ID

The police authorities have the power to detain an arrested person for up

Pregnancy; Return Air ticket

Expenses for repatriation of an employee to his place of origin

Land Title; Divorce; Absconding Case

After your visa cancellation, you must exit the country or

Grounds for Annulment; Fake FB Account

You should send your ex-girlfriend a legal notice to stop her

Illegal Affair; Freelancing; Illegitimate Child

Under Article 356 of the UAE Penal Code, carnal knowledge

Annulment and Divorce; Annual Leave

Employees must be granted an annual leave during each year

NOC; Divorce; Employment Ban

As a general rule, to register a company with the Ministry of Economy

Child Support; Divorce; Termination

According to Article 37 of the UAE Labor Code, the employee

Unpaid Loans; Working in Remote Areas

You should contact the bank to know the status of your loan obligations.

Limited Contract; Wills

Ayon sa Article 38 ng Labor Code, ang limited contract ay hindi

Divorce in the UAE; Ex-bf uploaded Naked Photos

You can file a criminal case against your ex-boyfriend under

Manifestations of Psychological Incapacity

The Family Code of the Philippines does not provide

How to Settle Debt with a Loan Company?

You have already made the initial step on settling your loan

Annulment; Divorce; Cybercrime Laws

According to Article 15 and 17 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Ignorance; Commission; Termination; Labor Law

In this decree, either party may still unilaterally terminate a limited

Extra Marital Affair; Emirates ID; Gratuity

You may file a criminal case against your husband and his paramour

Selling Fake Jewellery; Passport; Overtime Pay

The case against you is criminal in nature and if proven

Leave Salary; Repatriation; Cancellation

As a general rule, cancellation of visa requires consent of both

Non-compete; Cybercrime; Entry Permit

Federal Law No. 25 of 2012 is the UAE law that combats

Drinking and Getting Drunk; Read before you Rent

The UAE Penal Code, particularly Article 313 of Book 2

Moneywise 03-09 December 2015

Moneywise 03-09 December 2015

Maiden Name; Limited Contract

You must be referring to your annulment since there is no divorce

Annulment; Resignation

Your employer cannot prevent you from resigning nor delay

Consumer Rights; Driving License

In the UAE, you can only drive using your international license

Annual Leave; Warning Signs

The following are the rules on taking an annual leave:

Change of Name; Inheritance

According to Republic Act No. 9048, otherwise known as

Unauthorized Solemnizing Officer

Under article 6 of the Family Code of the Philippines, there is no

Claim for Child Support

The initial remedy is for you to send a demand letter to

Legal Forum: Visa renewal rejected over unpaid deb

Visa renewal rejected over unpaid debts

Travel Ban; Adultery and Concubinage; Housemaids

Article 333 of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines provides

Limited Contract; Legal Separation; Death of Emplo

Under Article 114 of the Labour Code, a contract of

Confused Legal Wife; Sick Leave

Under Article 83 of the Labour Code, an employee may

Moneywise 24-30 Sep 2015

Moneywise 24-30 Sep 2015

Gratuity for Servants; Divorce

There is no gratuity pay for domestic servants

Citizenship; Termination of Limited Contract

Marriage to a Filipino by a foreigner does not automatically

Secretary with a Driver Visa

Secretary with a Driver Visa at Lost after Losing Job

Gratuity; Notice Period

Alinsunod sa UAE Labor Law, ang isang empleyado

Marital relationships; Exempted from 6-month ban

Ang paghihiwalay na hindi dumaan sa korte o separation de facto ay

Contract Renewal; Part-time Jobs

Renewal of contract would require the consent of the employer

Annulment; Employee Resignation

Your employer cannot demand that you pay the cost of your visa

Termination; Gambling; Alimony

Gambling or an agreement in which each party agrees that if

Paternity Leave; Divorce; Credit Card

Walang batas sa UAE na nagbibigay ng paternity leave

Allowable Deductions; Blacklisted

Ayon sa Article 60 ng Labour Code, ang mga sumusunod lamang ang

Moneywise 23-29 July 2015

Moneywise 23-29 July 2015

Medical Insurance; No Ban for Servant

Except in Abu Dhabi, companies, whether big or small, are not

Eating During Ramadan; Labour Inspectors

According to Article 170 of the Labor Code, the labor

Moneywise 09-15 July 2015

Moneywise 09-15 July 2015

Wage; Probationary Period; Sponsorship

According to Article 37 of the Labour Code, the employee

Annulment; Divorce

You cannot file a petition for annulment or declaration for nullity

Salary Negotiation; Medical Exams; Annulment

Under Article 134 of the Labour Code, the wage

Moneywise 18-24 June 2015

Moneywise 18-24 June 2015

Moneywise 18-24 June 2015

Moneywise 18-24 June 2015

Loan Shark; Employee liable for issuing cheque

We suggest that you enter into an amicable settlement with your

Visa Cancellation; Annual Leave; Contract

The management has the discretion when an employee can avail

Moneywise 04-10 June 2015

Moneywise 04-10 June 2015

The Filipino Times News 01 June 2015

PHL court must recognize divorce obtained overseas to make it valid

Fees for immigration services to Canada not fully

Sloppy immigration consultancy services is ground for a refund

Certified,Notarized,Attested; Secondment; Wills

If a Filipino testator executes a will in the Philippines, formal

Moneywise 21-27 May 2015

Moneywise 21-27 May 2015

End of Service Benefits; Gratuity as Collateral

According to Article 132 of the Labor Code, the employee

Resignation under Probation; Maiden Name

The divorce decree is not recognized in the Philippines, and

Collection of Debt; Criminal vs Civil Case

The receipts and other evidence will be sufficient to

Moneywise 07-13 May 2015

Moneywise 07-13 May 2015

Notice Period; No Work, No Pay

Ang Ministry of Labor ay nagbibigay ng automatic labor ban na

Visa Cancellation; Maternity Leave

According to Article 30 of the Labour Code, a working woman

Moneywise 23 - 29 April 2015

Moneywise 23 - 29 April 2015

Child Support; Custody of Children

Under Article 194 of the Family Code, support comprises

Blacklisted; Computation of Gratuity Pay

The Blacklist contains the names of individuals prohibited from

Moneywise 09-15 April 2015

Moneywise 09-15 April 2015

Annual Leave; Child Support; Labor Injury

According to Article 76 of the Labor Code, the company

Central Bank Rules on Loans

Banks and financial institutions are not allowed to take blank cheque

Moneywise 26 Mar - 01 Apr 2015

Moneywise 26 Mar - 01 Apr 2015

Idle time is payable; Losses caused by employee

Employees must receive compensation from the date they are

Breaking a Limited Contract

If you are on a limited contract and will break the term of your employment

Moneywise 12-18 March 2015

Moneywise 12-18 March 2015

Misdemeanor under UAE Penal Code

According to Article 29 of the Penal Code, misdemeanor is

Under Surveillance; Employees Court Fees

Under Article 5 of Labour Law, cases filed by employees

Moneywise 26 Feb - 04 March 2015

Moneywise 26 Feb - 04 March 2015

Divorced Indian to marry separated Filipina

There are two available options: Annulment in the Phil

Infidelity; Rules on Sick Leave

Ang pagkakaroon ng ibang babae ng iyong asawa ay hindi

Moneywise 12-18 February 2015

Moneywise 12-18 February 2015

Returning to Dubai with Unpaid Loans

Your wife should contact the bank to know the status

Moneywise 29 Jan to 04 Feb 2015

Moneywise 29 Jan to 04 Feb 2015

Change of Company Owner; Securing Divorce

Change in the shareholders of the company should affect

Employer not cancelling visa; Lost Passport

You must immediately secure a Lost Passport Report from

Wife not required to follow surname of husband

According to Article 370 of the Civil Code of the Philippines

Moneywise 15 - 21 January 2015

Moneywise 15 - 21 January 2015

Filing Annulment; Working on Holidays

According to Article 81 of the Labor Code, if exigencies

Divorce in Dubai; Not Supporting wife and children

Your understanding of the effect of divorce is

Moneywise 01 to 07 January 2015

Moneywise 01 to 07 January 2015

Car Loan; Emirates ID; Divorce

According to the UAE Central Bank Regulation 29/2011

Employee Death Benefit; Working in Remote Areas

According to Schedule No. 3 of Federal Law No. 8 of 1980

Moneywise 18-24 December 2014

Moneywise 18-24 December 2014

Non-Forfeiture of Installment Payments; Alcohol

According to Presidential Decree 957, Section 23

Divorce; Termination on Probationary Period

According to Article 37 of the UAE Labor Code, the employee

Moneywise 04-10 December 2014

Moneywise 04-10 December 2014

FB and Twitter Rules; Salary Increase

According to the Social Media White Papers by the

Philippine laws on family matters in UAE; Theft

Simple theft is punishable by confinement of a minimum period of 6

Moneywise 13 - 19 November 2014

Moneywise 13 - 19 November 2014

Jail Term for Not Supporting Wife and Childre

UAE Jurisprudence considers it as a crime against family

Kidnapping in the UAE

The UAE Penal Code, particularly Article 344, provides

Moneywise 30 Oct - 05 Nov 2014

Unused Leaves; Unused Work Entry Visa

As a technical rule, an employee is not allowed to take a leave

Employee Liable for Losses; UAE Public Officials

According to Article 61 of the Labour Code

Moneywise 16-22 October 2014

The Battle of Plastic Cards: Credit Card vs Debit Card

Bounced Cheque; Cybercrime

According to Article 401 of the UAE Penal Code

Medical Files; Working Hours for Women

According to Article 1 of the Labor Law Ministerial

Moneywise 02-08 October 2014

Friends with (Lending) Benefits

Immigration Blacklist; Refund from Developer

The immigration Blacklist is the record of the names of individuals

Christian and Muslim Marriage Requirements

The requirements for a Christian marriage applicable to

Moneywise 18-24 September 2014

Living on less than you earn

Duty Free Shopping

The duty-free sopping shall be subject to the following

OFWs - Exempted sa tax sa mga appliances

Alinsunod sa Section 105 ng Tariff and Customs Code

No contract, no pay for lost days

We assume that you have not yet executed an employment contract

Expired Passport; Rules on Annual Leave

According to Article 78 of the Labor Law, if any

Moneywise 4-10 September 2014

We will not let debt win over you this time.

Payment of Fine; Sending a car

The decision of the Dubai Court only pertains to your issuance

Legal Forum 24 August 2014

Refusing to render overtime work per se is not a proper ground to

Credit Shield

For this issue of Moneywise, I will discuss what your credit card

Filing Annulment; Tort Laws

Under federal Law No. 8 of 1980 (as amended), if an employee

Report lost passport quickly to police

When you lose your passport, you should immediately

Child Support; Loan Settlement

According to Article 201 of the Family Code, the amount

Credit Cards 101

Principal - this is the amount of money you borrowed before any

Permanent Establishment vs Freezone Company

The UAE Commercial Companies Law requires

Extreme Humiliation at Work

The employer may dismiss the employee without notice in the following

Divorce Process in the UAE

Nagsisimula ang proseso ng divorce sa pagpaparehistro sa Moral and

Legal Alternative to Buying Visa; Salary Decrease

According to Article 102 of the Labor Code

Buried in debt with credit cards

Transferring credit card balances to another credit card is just

Illegal to work for another company on annual

According to Article 88 of Labor Code, no employee shall

Employment Ban still applicable even under husband

You will not be able to work even if your are under your husband

Validity of Divorce by Filipinos in UAE

Filipinos are governed by Philippines laws relating to

Custody of Children; Annulment

The welfare of the child is the paramount consideration

Workplace distress, travel money and marital woes

Depending on the injury caused, you may be

Lost Labour Card; Terminated during Probation

To process the issuance of your replacement labour card

Work at Remote Areas

According to Article 101 of the Labour Code, employees

Recruitment Fee; Sponsorhip; Medical Exams

Prior to applying for your children residence visa

Probation; Salary Negotiation; Labour Laws

According to Article 37 of the Labour Code

Birth Certificate; NOC; Wages

You will be required to present the following when

Islamic Banking; Divorce; Psychological Incapacity

In Islamic banking or Sharia-compliant finance

Formal Validity of Wills; Maternity Leave; Company

If a Filipino testator executes a will in the Philippines, formal

Filipinos Marrying in the UAE

According to our Philippine Consulate in Dubai, Filipinos currently

Certified,Notarized,Attested;Dual Employment Right

It is common for those working in multinationals to be seconded

Tax on Donations; Equal Pay for Equal Work

The donation made by your husband is not subject to Philippine

Temporary Suspension; Gratuity as Collateral

Your company may temporarily suspend you from work when

Cybercrime Laws

Federal Decree Law No. 5 of 2012 governs cybercrimes.

New Husband, New Surname

If the marriage with your Filipino husband was dissolved

1-Year Employment Ban; No Overtime Pay

According to Article 72 of the Labour Code, employees holding

Converting Annual Leave; Compensation

According to Article 78 of the Labour Law, if an employee

Prescriptive Period; Cancellation of Visa

The statute of limitation imposes time limits within which

Sponsoring Children; Gratuity Pay

The affidavit of abandonment will not be accepted since it is

Probationay Period; Divorce in UAE

According to Article 37 of the Labour Code, the probationay

Salary Cuts; Entry Permit; Secondment

Clauses 9.2.9 of the JAFZA rules provide that a staff

Remuneration;Marriage Nullity;Resignation of HSW

The applications for annulment and divorce are court proceedings

Termination by Employer; Divorce in Dubai

Arbitrary dismissal is governed by Article 115 of Labour Code

Rules on Annual Leave

According to Article 75 of the Labour Code, employees must

Damages to Company Property; Frozen Bank Account

Under Article 61 of the Labor Code, if an employee has caused

International Driving License; End of Service

Filipino citizens can only use their international driving license if

Expired Passport; OEC Fees

The processing fee for OEC is AED10.

Christmas Bonus; Lifetime Ban; Stop Order

In the UAE, unless a divorced mother has written approval

Rape; Drunk Driver; Custody of Children

The welfare of the child is the paramount consideration

Labour Card; Emirates ID; Annulment; Tort Law

Under Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 (as amended)

Recruitment Costs;Passport; Contractor Agreement

I suggest you do not enter into such agreement unless

Illegal Affair; Divorce; Non-compete Clause

According to Article 127 of the UAE Labour Law

Overstay Fine; Marriage License; Visa of Servant

The visa of a servant can be obtained by the head of the family

Previous Employer; Labour Contract; Legal Guardian

If you and your husband already made your respective wills

Wage; Advance Notice; Driving without License

According to Article 51 of Federal Law No. 21 of 1995

Gratuity;Limited Contract;Psychological Incapacity

The Family Code of the Philippines does not provide an enumeration

Discipline; Credit card loans; Free Zone Visa

According to JAFZA Rules, particularly Clause 9.2.9

Legal Separation; Annulment; Divorce; Police Case

Article 15 and 17 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Invalid Visa; Jail; Surname of illegitimate child

According to Article 176 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Maternity; Blacklist; Wills; Stale Cheque

If Filipino testator execute a will in the Philippines, formal valid

Marriage without license; Recruitment fees

No license shall be necessary for the marriage of a man and a woman who have lived together as husband and wife for at least five years and without any legal impediment to marry each other.

Marriage License; Residence Visa; Years of Service

Your employer must pay your accrued salary plus your basic

Probation; Cheques; Child Support; Landlord

According to Article 201 of the Family Code, the amount

Hidden Charge; Debt Recovery; Residence; Freelance

According to Article 11 of Federal Law No. 6

Employment Ban; Visa; Void Marriage; Employer Prom

Immigration penalties will not be waived even

Lifetime Ban; Limited Contract; Free Zone Company

Ayon sa Article 116 ng UAE Labour Code, ang isang empleyado ay

SSS Beneficiary; Employment Fees; End of Service

Ayon sa Republic Act No. 8282, ang primary beneficiaries ng SSS member ay ang legal na asawa at mga anak

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