IN THE MATTER OF THE: PETITION FOR CORRECTION OF NAME AND CANCELLATION OF ENTRIES IN THE CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH OF THE MINOR, JANA CHRISTINE PAGASIWAY PERAMO

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

IN THE MATTER OF THE: PETITION FOR CORRECTION OF NAME AND CANCELLATION OF ENTRIES IN THE CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH OF THE MINOR, JANA CHRISTINE PAGASIWAY PERAMO

JENALYN SUPA PAGASIWAY,
Petitioner,

-versus-

JOAN SOLANO, MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET, LISA GRACE BERSALES, NATIONAL STATISTICIAN & CIVIL REGISTRAR GENERAL, PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY, AND CHRISTOPHER PERAMO AND ROBERT FLORES,
Respondents.

SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS CASE NO. 17-C-1903

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ORDER

Petitioner, through counsel, filed this verified Petition praying that after due notice, publication and hearing, the court directs the Office of the Municipal Civil Registrar of La Trinidad, Benguet to correct and/or cancel the following entries in the Certificate of Live Birth of minor JANA CHRISTINE PAGASIWAY PERAMO, as follows:

1. To CHANGE the surname of the minor from PERAMO TO FLORES;
2. To CANCEL the entries from Item 13 to Item 17 and to enter the correct entries, to wit:
Item 13: Name ROBERT LY FLORES
Item 14: Citizenship Filipino
Item 15: Religion Roman Catholic
Item 17: Occupation TI Equipment Engineer
Item 17: Age at the time of this birth 35
3. To CORRECT and/or CANCEL the entries in the AFFIDAVIT OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT/ ADMISSION OF PATERNITY and leave the same blank, but with an annotation “PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED AFFIDAVIT OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT/ADMISSION OF PATERNITY WITH PERMISSION ALLOWING USE OF SURNAME OF FATHER” and “ALSO, PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED AFFIDAVIT OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT AS MOTHER/ADMISSION OF MATERNITY AND IDENTIFICATION OF FATHER OF THE CHILD”.

Petition likewise prays that the petition will be granted and that as a consequence thereof, the subject minor child’s name be accordingly corrected from JANA CHRISTINE PAGASIWAY PERAMO to JANA CHRISTINE PAGASIWAY FLORES.

WHEREFORE, finding the Petition to be sufficient in form and substance, this court sets it for initial hearing on February 21, 2018 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning before the session hall of this Court, Justice Hall, Justice Hill, La Trinidad, Benguet. All interested persons may appear and show cause, if any, why this petition should not be granted.

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 and the Cordillera Administrative Region, once a week, for three (3) consecutive weeks, the first publication to be made not later than November 12, 2017.

Furnish copies of this ORDER, together with copies of the Petition and its annexes, to the Office of the Solicitor General; the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor of Benguet; the Municipal Civil Registrar of La Trinidad, Benguet; the Philippine Statistics Authority; to Christopher Peramo at his latest known address; and to Robert Flores. Also, furnish copies of this ORDER to the Junction and the petitioner and counsel.

SO ORDERED.

This 18th day of October 2017 at La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

(SGD) MARIETTA S. BRAWNER-CUALING
Presiding Judge

Publication Dates: October 21, 28 and November 4, 2017