-2019

OCA Circular No. 158-2019 National Board Meeting on 25 October 2019 at the PACE Headquarters, Manila

OCA Circular No. 157-2019 9th National Convention, Workshop, Seminar and Special Election on 1 to 3 April 2020 in Dipolog City

OCA Circular No. 156-2019 1st PACE Mindanao Summit and Sportsfest on 14-15 November 2019 in the City of Koronadal, South Cotabato

OCA Circular No. 155-2019 1st PACE Luzon Summit/Congress on 05-06 December 2019 at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

OCA Circular No. 154-2019 1st National Convention / Seminar / Palarong Pambansa on 28 to 30 April 2020 in Iloilo City

OCA Circular No. 153-2019 Comelec Minute Resolution No. 19-0652 dated 13 June 2019 (in the matter of the guidelines/protocol for audit logs and guidelines to decrypt ballot images all in connection with the May 13, 2019 National and Local Elections); Comelec Minute Resolution No. 19-0757 dated 10 July 2019 (in the matter of the security features of the ballots used in the May 13, 2019 National and Local Elections); and Comelec Resolution No. 10550 promulgated on 23 July 2019 (In the matter of the guidelines on the production of election documents, equipments and paraphernalia to be used in election protest cases in connection with the May 13, 2019 National and Local Elections)

OCA Circular No. 152-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the pratice of law of Atty. Leonardo C. Advincula

OCA Circular No. 151-2019 Suspension of Atty. Marcelo C. Millo from the practice of law for one (1) month

OCA Circular No. 150-2019 Lecture on Legal Updates and Applicable Jurispurdence, Security 101; Basic Secuirty Training for Lawyers, Prosecutors and Judges and Community Legal Aid Service (CLAS) Rules Orientation of New Lawyers on 23 August 2019 in Santiago City

OCA Circular No. 149-2019 Discontinuance of Collection of Mediation Fees in Small Claims Cases

OCA Circular No. 148-2019 Bi-Monthly Meeting on 30 August 2019 at the Century Park Hotel, Manila

OCA Circular No. 147-2019 National Executive Board Meetings on 25, 26 and 27 September 2019 in Tabaco City, Albay

OCA Circular No. 146-2019 Suspension of Atty. Ariel T. Oriño from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 145-2019 Suspension of Atty. Alvin T. Sarita from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 144-2019 Suspension of Atty. Manuel F. Teoxon from the practice of law for one (1) month and a fine of P5,000.00

OCA Circular No. 143-2019 Suspension of Atty. Glenn Samson from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 142-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Rosendo Meneses III

OCA Circular No. 141-2019 Bench and Bar Dialogue on 28 August 2019 at the Top Plaza Hotel, Dipolog City

OCA Circular No. 140-2019 Submission of Softcopies of Semestral Docket Inventory Reports from January 2017 Until Present

OCA Circular No. 139-2019 Monthly Meeting on 22-23 August 2019 in General Santos City (CLERAP)

OCA Circular No. 138-2019 Suspension of Atty. Rommel N. Cariño from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 137-2019 Suspension of Atty. Dennis L. Diño from the practie of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 136-2019 Suspension of Atty. Bernard P. Olalia from the practice of law for six (6) months and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 135-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Jude Francis V. Zambrano

OCA Circular No. 134-2019 3rd National Convention and Sminar on 28 and 29 November 2019 at the session Hall, 22nd Floor, Makati City Hall, Bldg. 1, F. Zobel St., Brgy, Poblacion, Makati City

OCA Circular No. 133-2019 Report on Cases involving the Philippines Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) (Download the PCSO Cases Report Form)

OCA Circular No. 132-2019 Implementation of the Contractual Information and Payroll System

OCA Circular No. 131-2019 Faithful compliance with Section 2.1 (Venue of Criminal Actions) and Section 2.2 (where to file an application for a warrant) of the Rule on Cybercrime Warrants duly approved by the Court En Banc through A.M. No. 17-11-03-SC dated 3 July 2018

OCA Circular No. 130-2019 Court En Banc Resolution dated 25 June 2019 in A.M. No. 19-03-24-SC (Law Student Practice)

OCA Circular No. 129-2019 Court En Banc Resolution dated 25 June 2019 in A.M. No. 19-03-24-SC (Amendment of Rule 138 Section 5 in relation to the Revision of Rule 138-A of the Rules of Court )

OCA Circular No. 128-2019 Court En Banc Resolution dated 25 June 2019 in A.M. No. 19-03-24-SC (Amendment of Rule 141 Section 21 of the Rules of Court in relation to the revision of Rule 138-A of the Rules of Court)

OCA Circular No. 127-2019 Suspension of Atty. Rizal P. Balbin from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 126-2019 13th Biennial Convention and Seminar on 26 to 28 February 2020 at the Green Leaf Hotel, General Santos City (CLERAP)

OCA Circular No. 125-2019 Suspension of Attys. Solomon A. Lobrido, Jr. and Danny L. Pndevilla from the practice of law for six (6) months and one (1) year respectively

OCA Circular No. 124-2019 Suspension of Atty. Noel S. Ferrer from the practice of law for six (6) months

OCA Circular No. 123-2019 Suspension of Atty. Jose M. Caringal from the practice of law for three (3) years

OCA Circular No. 122-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Jose N. Lai and Revocation of his notarial commission and perpetual disqualification from being commissioned as notary public

OCA Circular No. 121-2019 1st Regional Assembly and Election of Regional Officers on 22-23 August 2019 at the Golden Peak Hotel, Cebu City

OCA Circular No. 120-2019 Inclusion of the Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) data in the reports being submitted by the Family Courts to the Office of the Court Administrator relative to the number of cases undergoing diversion and disposition

OCA Circular No. 119-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Roberto C. Guevarra

OCA Circular No. 118-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Chichina Faye L. Lim

OCA Circular No. 117-2019 Lifting the order of disqualification from being commissioned as notary public of Atty. Dominica L. Agno

OCA Circular No. 116-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Honesto Ancheta Cabarroguis

OCA Circular No. 115-2019 Suspension of Atty. Amado B. Deloria from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 114-2019 Suspension of Atty. Delfin R. Agcaoili, Jr. from the practice of law for two (2) years and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 113-2019 Clarification on Expropriation Cases, Acquisition of Right-of-Way, issuance of Writs of Possesion, and Entitlement to Interest pursuant to Republic Act No. 10752

OCA Circular No. 112-2019 National Board Meeting on 27 September 2019 at the Max Restaurant, Ma. Orosa St., Manila

OCA Circular No. 111-2019 1st National Officers’ Meeting on 26 July 2019 in Makati City

OCA Circular No. 110-2019 11TH National Convention and Seminar/ 20th Anniversary from 26 to 28 February 2020 at the Golden Peak Hotel and Suites, Cebu City

OCA Circular No. 109-2019 Bi-Monthly Meeting on 26 July 2019 in Tacloban City, Leyte

OCA Circular No. 108-2019 Meeting on 10 July 2019 at the Office of the Clrek of Court, Regional Trial Court, Manila

OCA Circular No. 107-2019 Suspension of Atty. Virgilio Alconera from the practice of law for two (2) months

OCA Circular No. 106-2019 Approved Resolution No. 01-2016 of the Committee on Family Courts and Juvenile concerns entitled “Proposing Guidelines to address isssues affecting family courts arising from the 2015 first national summit for family court judges” relative to the cases filed with the family courts which should instead be filed with regular trial courts for trial and adjudication

OCA Circular No. 105-2019 En Banc Resolution dated 02 October 2018 in A.M. No. 02-6-02-SC (RE: Rule on Adoption relative to the amendment of section 11 (E) of the rule on adoption by removing the conjunction “OR”)

OCA Circular No. 104-2019 Court En Banc Resolution dated 4 June 2019 in A.M. No. 18-03-16-SC (RE: Adoption of Plea Bargaining Framework in Drug Cases)

OCA Circular No. 103-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Sherdale M. Valdez

OCA Circular No. 102-2019 Suspension of Atty. Vicente G. Rudar from the practice of law for three (3) months

OCA Circular No. 101-2019 En Banc Resolution dated 09 October 2018 in A.M. No. 00-4-07-SC (RE: Proposed Rule on Examination of a Child Witness) relative to the amendment of Section 25 of the Rule on Examination of a Child Witness by expnading the use of Live-Link Television and equivalent applicable ICTs

OCA Circular No. 100-2019 1st PACE Visayas Summit on 24-25 October 2019 at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center, Kansilayan Gym, Silay City, Negros Occidental (PACE-VISAYAS)

OCA Circular No. 99-2019 National Board Meeting on 7, 8 and 9 August 2019 at the City State Tower Hotel, Ermita, Manila (COSTRAPHIL), Inc.

OCA Circular No. 98-2019 Exploratory Meeting on 28 June 2019 at the Legazpi Boardroom, The Oriental Legazpi Hotel, Legazpi City

OCA Circular No. 97-2019 2019 Revised Rule on Children in Conflict with the Law

OCA Circular No. 96-2019 National Convention on 19-21 February 2020 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (JCCAP)

OCA Circular No. 95-2019 1st Luzon Summit and Election of Regional Directors on 05-06 November 2019 at the Tagaytay International Convention Center, Tagaytay City, Cavite (COSTRAPHIL-LUZON)

OCA Circular No. 94-2019 2nd Execom Meeting on 22 to 23 August 2019 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (JCCAP)

OCA Circular No. 93-2019 One-Day Seminar on Drug use prevention on 05 July 2019 in Quezon City

OCA Circular No. 92-2019 Suspension of Atty. Grace C. Buri from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 91-2019 Suspension of Atty. Grace C. Buri from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 90-2019 Regional Juvenile Justice Administration Dialogue on 24 June 2019 in Butuan City

OCA Circular No. 89-2019 Joint Training on Forensic Science on 3-5 July 2019 and 10-12 July 2019 in Davao City

OCA Circular No. 88-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Antonio N. De Los Reyes

OCA Circular No. 87-2019 Disbarment of Presiding Judge Joseph Cedrick O. Ruiz

OCA Circular No. 86-2019 Suspension of Atty. Diego M. Palomares, Jr. from the practice of law for six (6) months and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 85-2019 Monthly meeting on 14 June 2019 at the Quezon City Hall of Justice (CLERAP)

OCA Circular No. 84-2019 Board Meeting on 21 June 2019 at the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila

OCA Circular No. 83-2019 Updated lists of scheduled controlled substances as of 8 April 2019

OCA Circular No. 82-2019 Reiteration of the Courts’ compliance with the eSUBPOENA System

OCA Circular No. 81-2019 Reiteration of OCA Circular No. 74-2013 (RE: Copies of Dismissed Drugs Cases)

OCA Circular No. 80-2019 Minute Resolution dated 02 April 2019 in A.M. No. 18-03-16-SC (Re: Letter of Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta on the Suggested Plea Bargaining Framework Submitted by the Philippine Judges Association)

OCA Circular No. 79-2019 Quarterly Board Meeting on 26 July 2019 in Manila

OCA Circular No. 78-2019 Board Meeting and Oath of Office on 13-14 June 2019 in Alaminos City, Pangasinan (SCHOPHIL)

OCA Circular No. 77-2019 National Board Meeting on 26 July 2019 in Iloilo City Manila (PACE)

OCA Circular No. 76-2019 National Board Meeting on 10 and 11 June 2019 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (JCCAP)

OCA Circular No. 75-2019 PJA Annual Convention on 2 to 4 October 2019 at the Rizal Park Hotel, Manila

OCA Circular No. 74-2019 Bi-Monthly Meeting on 31 May 2019 in Naga City, Camarines Sur

OCA Circular No. 73-2019 Suspension of Atty. Eric G. Santos from the practice of law for two (2) months

OCA Circular No. 72-2019 Suspension of Atty. Jose B. Alvarez Sr. from the practice of law for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 71-2019 Suspension of Atty. Elfren Agustin Garcia II from the practice of law for six (6) months

OCA Circular No. 70-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Dionisio B. Apoya Jr.

OCA Circular No. 69-2019 Lifting the order of disqualification from being commissioned as notary public of Atty. Jimmy P. Baliga

OCA Circular No. 68-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Edgar B. Francisco

OCA Circular No. 67-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Roberto E. Examen

OCA Circular No. 66-2019 Sportsfest on 29-31 May 2019 in Mandaue City

OCA Circular No. 65-2019 26th Annual Convention and Seminar on 02 to 04 October 2019 at the Almont Inland Resort, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte

OCA Circular No. 64-2019 Issuance of search warrants during election period

OCA Circular No. 63-2019 Issuance of the En Banc Resolution dated 2 October 2018 in A.M. No. 02-11-10-SC (RE: Rule on declaration of absolute nullity of void marriages and annulment of voidable marriages) and A.M. No. 02-11-11-SC (RE: Rule on Legal Speration)

OCA Circular No. 62-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Alfeo T. Siccuan and permanently disqualified from being commissioned as notary public

OCA Circular No. 61-2019 Suspension of Atty. Florito T. Pozon from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 60-2019 Suspension of Atty. Milagros Isabel A. Cristobal from the practice of law for six (6) months

OCA Circular No. 59-2019 Suspension of Atty. Ireneo M. de Lumen from the practice of law for six (6) months

OCA Circular No. 58-2019 Suspension of Atty. El Cid C. Fajardo from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 57-2019 Suspension of Atty. Roberto M. Abad Santos from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 56-2019 Suspension of Atty. Edmundo J. Apuhin from the practice of law for six (6) months and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 55-2019 Suspension of Atty. Danilo B. Bañares from the practice of law for six (6) months and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 54-2019 Revocation of notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for one (1) year of Atty. Emmanuel E. Laforteza

OCA Circular No. 53-2019 Disbarment of Atty. Zenaida P. Reyes

OCA Circular No. 52-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Salvador P. Ramos and permanently disqualified from being commissioned as notary public

OCA Circular No. 51-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Paul C. Zaide

OCA Circular No. 50-2019 Suspension of Atty. Vivian G. Rubia from the practice of law for three (3) years and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for the (3) years

OCA Circular No. 49-2019 Launching of the Angeles City Justice Zone on 12 April 2019 at the Jose Abad Santos Hall of Justice, Pulung Maragul, Angles City, Pampanga

OCA Circular No. 48-2019 Submission of Statement of Assets, Liabilitites and Net Worth

OCA Circular No. 47-2019 Execution of Judgments in Appealed Cases pursuant to Section 1, Rule 39, Rules of Court

OCA Circular No. 46-2019 Bi-Monthly Meeting on 29 March 2019 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

OCA Circular No. 45-2019 Amendments to Sections 2 and 8 of A.M. No. 08-8-7-SC or the revised rules of procedure for small claims cases

OCA Circular No. 44-2019 1st NCJR Summit on 15-16 July 2019 at the Makati Session Hall, New Makati City Hall

OCA Circular No. 43-2019 Issuance of the En Banc Resolution dated 2 October 2018 in A.M. 15-06-10-SC (RE: Adopting the guidelines for continuous trial of criminal cases in pilot courts)

OCA Circular No. 42-2019 2nd Reiteration of Administrative Circular No. 28-2008 dated 11 March 2008 (RE: Guidelines in the detail of locally-funded employees to the lower courts)

OCA Circular No. 41-2019 Suspension of Atty. Felicito J. Cervantes from the practice of law for one (1) year

OCA Circular No. 40-2019 Quarterly Board Meeting on 9-10 May 2019 in Cebu City (MeTCJAP)

OCA Circular No. 39-2019 Basic Judicial Training on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence (BJTCEE) on 26-28 March 2019 in Davao City

OCA Circular No. 38-2019 Launching of the Davao City Justice Zone on 14 March 2019 at the Benigno Aquino Hall of Justice Compound

OCA Circular No. 37-2019 Annual General Assembly on 29 March 2019

OCA Circular No. 36-2019 Sportsfest on 24-25 May 2019 in Siargao Islands, Surigao del Norte

OCA Circular No. 35-2019 National Board Meeting on 5 April 2019 in Manila

OCA Circular No. 34-2019 National Executive Board Meeting on 4-5 April 2019 at the PACE Office, Manila City Hall, Manila

OCA Circular No. 33-2019 Remand of the decision dated 28 January 2011 in Criminal Case No. 27487-R to the Branch 3, Regional Trial Court, Baguio City for the determination of: (A) the proper penalty in accordance with Republic Act No. 10951; and (B) whether petitioner Samuel Saganib Y Lutong is entitled to immediate release on account of full service of his sentence, as modified, pursuant to the Court En Banc Resolution dated 14 August 2018 in G.R. No. 240347 (In re: correction/adjustment of penalty pursuant to Republic Act No. 10951, in relation to Hernan V. Sandiganbayan. Samuel Saganib Y Lutong, Petitioner.)

OCA Circular No. 32-2019 Remand of the decision dated 15 June 2017 in Criminal Case No. 16-782 to Branch 204, Regional Trial Court, Muntinlupa City for the determination of; (A) the proper penalty in accordance with Republic Act No. 10951; and (B) whether petitioner Emalyn Montillano Y Basig is entitled to immediate release on account of full service of her sentence, as modified, pursuant to the Court En Banc Resolution dated 14 August 2018 in GR No. 240563 (In re: correction/adjustment of penalty pursuant to Republic Act No. 10951, in relation to Hernan V. Sandiganbayan. Emalyn Montillano Y Basig, Petitioner.)

OCA Circular No. 31-2019 Sportsfest on 22 March 2019 at the Isidro’s Beach Initao Misamis Oriental

OCA Circular No. 30-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Gideon D.V. Mortel

OCA Circular No. 29-2019 Monthly and Consultative Meetings on 27 February to 01 March 2019 in General Santos City

OCA Circular No. 28-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Ma. Chere Gracita C. Reyes

OCA Circular No. 27-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Teodoro D. Nano, Jr.

OCA Circular No. 26-2019 Sportsfest on 22-24 May 2019 in Lapu-Lapu City

OCA Circular No. 25-2019 GAD on Basic Gender Sensitivity Session on 01 March 2019 at the Quezon City Hall of Justice Building

OCA Circular No. 24-2019 21st National Convention on 11 to 13 September 2019 in Dumaguete City

OCA Circular No. 23-2019 Filing/Submission of BIR Form 2316 for Calendar Year 2018 to the Bureau of Internal Revenue

OCA Circular No. 22-2019 1st Execom Meeting on 01 March 2019 at the PACE Headquarters, Manila

OCA Circular No. 21-2019 Suspension of Atty. Juan C. Siapno, Jr. from the practice of law for two (2) years and barred permananently from being commissioned as notary public

OCA Circular No. 20-2019 One-Day Seminar on 15 February 2019 in Quezon City

OCA Circular No. 19-2019 Lifting of Suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Elmer A. Dela Rosa

OCA Circular No. 18-2019 Computation of Legal Fees in Small Claims Cases Filed by Plaintiffs Engaged or Not Engaged in the Business of Banking, Lending and Similar Activities in relation to Letter d(i) of A. M. No. 17-12-09-SC (Re: Initial Recommendations on Administrative Adjustments from the Judiciary-Wide Committee on Legal Fees) under Oca Circular No. 36-2018

OCA Circular No. 17A-2019 Sportsfest on 23-24 May 2019 at the Evelio B. Javier Sports Complex, San Jose Antique

OCA Circular No. 16-2019 Execom Meeting on 22 Feb. 2019 at the PACE Headquarters, Manila City Hall, Manila

OCA Circular No. 15-2019 Suspension of Atty. Reynaldo L. Herrera fom the practice of law for six (6) months and revocation of his notarial commission and disqualification from reappointment as notary public for two (2) years

OCA Circular No. 14-2019 Suspension of Atty. Michael C. Marcaida from the practice of law for one (1) month

OCA Circular No. 13-2019 Lifting of suspension from the practice of law of Atty. Reyman A. Solbita

OCA Circular No. 12-2019 Exemption of Court Stenographers from attendance to court hearings and directive to finish the pending transcript of stenographic notes within a month prior to effectivity date of their retirement

OCA Circular No. 11-2019 National Board Meeting on 29 to 30 April and 2 May 2019 in Surigao City

OCA Circular No. 10-2019 Regular Meeting on 6 February 2019 at the Office of Clerk of Court, Ragional Trial Court of Manila

OCA Circular No. 09-2019 Guidelines for the use of temporary notarial register forms

OCA Circular No. 08-2019 Amendment of Section 11, Rule 141, Revised Rules of Court, on the increase in the rate for requested certified transcript of notes

OCA Circular No. 07-2019 1st Bi-monthly meeting on 25 January 2019 in Legazpi City, Albay

OCA Circular No. 06-2019 Expedited Processing and Release of Certificate of Authority to Bear, Carry and Transport Firearms for Purposes of the May 13, 2019 National And Local Elections (Download the Request Form)

OCA Circular No. 05-2019 Duty on Election Day, 13 May 2019

OCA Circular No. 04-2019 Board Meeting on 4 February 2019 at the 5th Floor. RTC Library, Manila

OCA Circular No. 03-2019 Suspension of Atty. Roberto F. Castillon from the practice of law for six (6) months

OCA Circular No. 02-2019 Use of the Supreme Court Official Receipts in the Collection of Fines and Proceeds from the Sale of Exhibits in Drugs Cases

OCA Circular No. 01-2019 Disposal of Unnecessary Court Records and Judiciary Properties

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