IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF THE MINOR CHILD LANDER AYKE APOLONIO AND CHANGE OF NAME FROM LANDER AYKE APOLONIO TO LANDER LIWAN WACNISEN, ROMEO WACNESEN also known as ROMEO LIWAN WACNISEN, Petitioner, -versus- THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF BAGUIO CITY Respondent. Special Proceedings Case No. 17-A-1059

Republic of the
Philippines
REGIONAL TRIAL COURT,
BRANCH 9
(FAMILY COURT FOR BENGUET PROVINCE)
FIRST JUDICIAL REGION
La Trinidad, Benguet

IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF THE MINOR CHILD LANDER AYKE APOLONIO AND CHANGE OF NAME FROM LANDER AYKE APOLONIO TO LANDER LIWAN WACNISEN,

ROMEO WACNESEN also known as ROMEO LIWAN WACNISEN,
Petitioner,

-versus-

THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF BAGUIO CITY
Respondent.

Special Proceedings Case No. 17-A-1059

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ORDER

Petitioner, through counsel, filed this verified petition for the adoption of minor Lander Ayke Apolonio praying that after due notice, publication and hearing, judgment be rendered granting this petition for adoption and that said prospective adoptee be declared the child of the petitioner for all legal intents and purposes.

WHEREFORE, finding the Petition to be sufficient in form and substance, the petitioner is directed to meet and confer with the Court Social Worker for the conduct of the Child and Home Study in relation to this Petition. The Court Social Worker therefore is directed to conduct a Child and Home Study and submit to this court her REPORTS, incorporating therein her findings and recommendations, fifteen (15) days before the initial hearing set on September 21, 2017.

Let this Order be published at the expense of the petitioner in the JUNCTION, a newspaper of general circulation in Baguio City and Benguet Province, once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, the first publication to be made not later than April 30, 2017.

All persons interested may come to Court and show cause, if any, why this petition should not be granted.

Furnish copies hereof together with a copy of the petition and its annexes to the Office of the Solicitor General, Makati City; the Provincial Prosecutor of Benguet; the Local Civil Registrar of Baguio City; the Court Social Worker; the Administrator and Civil Registrar General of the Philippines Statistics Authority; the petitioner and his counsel.

SO ORDERED.

La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines, this 17th day of April 2017.

(SGD) MARIETTA S. BRAWNER-CUALING
Presiding Judge

Publication Dates: April 22, 29 and May 6, 2017