Petition for judicial clemency, C6S48 CPRA
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Petition for judicial clemency, C6S48 CPRA

Section 48, Canon VI SECTION 48. Petition for judicial clemency. – The verified petition for judicial clemency shall allege the following: (a) that the verified petition was filed after five (5) years from the receipt of the order, decision, or resolution of disbarment; (b) that the disbarred lawyer has fully complied with the terms and…

Reinstatement in the Roll of Attorneys, C6S47 CPRA
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Reinstatement in the Roll of Attorneys, C6S47 CPRA

Section 47, Canon VI SECTION 47. Reinstatement in the Roll of Attorneys. – A lawyer who has been disbarred may file a verified petition for judicial clemency after five (5) years from the receipt of the order, decision, or resolution of disbarment. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA) 1. Reinstatement in the…

Resumption of practice of law, C6S46 CPRA
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Resumption of practice of law, C6S46 CPRA

Section 46, Canon VI SECTION 46. Resumption of practice of law. – The Sworn Statement shall be considered as proof of the suspended lawyer’s compliance with the order of suspension. Such lawyer shall be allowed to resume the practice of law upon the filing of the Sworn Statement before the Supreme Court. However, any false…

Sworn statement after service of suspension, C6S45 CPRA
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Sworn statement after service of suspension, C6S45 CPRA

Section 45, Canon VI SECTION 45. Sworn statement after service of suspension. – Upon the expiration of the period of suspension from the practice of law, the lawyer shall file a Sworn Statement with the Supreme Court, through the Office of the Bar Confidant, to show that the petitioner, during the period of suspension: (a)…

Confidentiality, C6S44 CPRA
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Confidentiality, C6S44 CPRA

Section 44, Canon VI SECTION 44. Confidentiality. – Proceedings against lawyers shall be confidential. However, the final order of the Supreme Court shall be published like its decisions in other cases. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA) 1. Confidentiality Confidentiality is observed during the proceedings against lawyers. Notwithstanding, the Supreme Court’s final…

Immediately executory; furnished copies, C6S43 CPRA
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Immediately executory; furnished copies, C6S43 CPRA

Section 43, Canon VI SECTION 43. Immediately executory; furnished copies. – The decision or resolution pronouncing the respondent’s administrative liability is immediately executory. The copies of the decision or resolution shall be furnished to the Office of the Bar Confidant, the IBP National Office and local chapter to which the respondent belongs, and the Office…

Penalty for multiple offenses, C6S40 CPRA
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Penalty for multiple offenses, C6S40 CPRA

Section 40, Canon VI SECTION 40. Penalty for multiple offenses. – If the respondent is found liable for more than one (1) offense arising from separate acts or omissions in a single administrative proceeding, the Court shall impose separate penalties for each offense. Should the aggregate of the imposed penalties exceed five (5) years of…