LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF BAGUIO-versus-SP. PROC. CASE NO. 485-A

Republic of the Philippines
REGIONAL TRIAL COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL REGION
Branch 4

FAMILY COURT OF BAGUIO CITY

IN RE: PETITION FOR ADOPTION OF MINOR CHILD REGINA LHIAN MARIE C. AGUILAR,

SPS. CESAR AND EULALIA GRACE VILLENUEVA,
Petitioners,

-versus-

LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF BAGUIO,
Respondent.
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SP. PROC. CASE NO. 485-A
FOR: ADOPTION

ORDER

The petitioners, Sps. Cesar and Eulalia Grace Villanueva, filed this verified amended petition praying for the Honorable Court to declare minor REGINA LHIAN MARIE C. AGUILAR to be the legitimate child of Spouses Cesar and Eulalia Grace Villanueva and for all to acquire the reciprocal rights and obligations arising from the relationship of parents and child, including the rights of the minor child to use the surname of petitioner and be made known henceforth as “REGINA LHIAN MARIE C. VILLANUEVA” and to direct the Local Civil Registrar to effect the same adoption and on the Certificate of Live Birth of said minor child.
Finding the petition to be sufficient in form and substance, let the same be heard before the Regional Trial Court, Branch 4, Baguio City on March 9, 2016 at 8:30 o’clock in the morning, at which place, date and time, the petitioner shall prove this case. Any person interested may appear and show cause, if any there be, why the petition should not be granted.
Let a copy of this Order be published at the expense of the petitioners in The Junction, a newspaper of general circulation in Baguio City once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks no later than December 28, 2015.
The petitioner are directed to make an appointment with the assigned Court Social Worker for the conduct of the required case studies on the child Regina Lhian Marie C. Aguilar and the petitioners. The Court Social Worker is required to submit to the court the case study reports not later than February 5, 2016.
The Judicial Affidavits of the Petitioner and her witnesses together with their exhibits are due for submission not later than February 12, 2016.
Furnish copies hereof, together with copies of the Petition and its annexes, to the Office of the Solicitor General, the Office of the City Prosecutor of Baguio, the Court Social Worker of the Regional Trial Court in Baguio City, Local Civil Registrar of Baguio City, the petitioners through counsel and the respondents.
SO ORDERED.
DONE IN CHAMBERS, this 26th day of November, 2015, at Baguio City, Philippines.

(SGD) MIA JOY C. OALLARES-CAWED
Presiding Judge
Publication Dates: December 5, 12, and 19, 2015