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Filing and service, C6S28 CPRA

Section 8, Canon VI

SECTION 28. Filing and service. – The filing and the service of papers or notices required by this Canon shall be made with the Commission, or upon the parties personally, by registered mail, accredited courier, electronic mail or other electronic means, or as provided for in international conventions to which the Philippines is a party.
For this purpose, the office address and the electronic mail address supplied by the lawyer to the IBP shall be the official addresses to which all notices, orders and processes shall be served.
Proof of filing and service shall be submitted in accordance with the Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA)

1. Filing and service

a. Modes

The following are the modes of filing and service of papers under the CPRA:

1) Personally,

2) Registered mail,

3) Accredited courier,

4) Electronic mail or other electronic means, or

5) As provided for in international conventions to which the Philippines is a party.

1) Office address and email address

Insofar as CPRA filing and service is concerned, “the office address and the electronic mail address supplied by the lawyer to the IBP shall be the official addresses to which all notices, orders and processes shall be served.”

b. Proof of filing and service

The Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, will govern pertaining to proof of filing and service.

References

Canon VI, 2023 Code of Professional Responsibility

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