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Pro Se Option?

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1 Pro Se Option? on Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:35 am

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Arresto Menor

Do foreigners living in the Philippines on a tourist visa have the right to act as their own counsel (pro se) in a civil trial?

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2 Re: Pro Se Option? on Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:47 pm


Appearance pro se is allowed but only when the party is able to convince the court that he has sufficient knowledge and capacity to defend himself according to Philippine laws and procedure.

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