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CIVIL PROCEDURE 1

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Pleadings in General

 

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Motion for Bill of Particulars

 

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Motion for Dismissal of Action by the Plaintiff

 

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Motion to Declare Defendant in Default

 

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1 The contents of this note were lifted from Justice Florenz Regalado’s book [Remedial Law Compendium], some were transcribed from the audio lectures of Dean Willard Riano [San Sebastian- Recolletos], Dean Tranquil Salvador III [Ateneo].

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Summary Judgment

 

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GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Important principles to consider:

1. No one can stop me from becoming a lawyer! The Supreme Court cannot, all that it can do is to delay me 4 times!

2. Remedial law is based on human experience. It was based on the "civilized" reaction of a person when confronted with certain situations. E.g. Pag hinabla ang isang tao, the natural reaction would be denial

(defense) or ihahabla din iyong naghabla sa kanya (counterclaim).

Concept of Remedial Law Remedial law is that branch of law which prescribes the method of enforcing rights or obtaining redress for their invasion (Bustos vs. Lucero, 81 Phil. 640).

for their invasion ( Bustos vs. Lucero, 81 Phil. 640 ). It is also known as
It is also known as procedural law .

It is also known as procedural law.

Another name is adjective law , for it describes the manner by which a person

Another name is adjective law, for it describes the manner by which a person may enforce his rights (American concept).

SUBSTANTIVE LAW