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Republic of the Philippines

REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF NEGROS ORIENTAL


7th Judicial Region
Branch 34
Dumaguete City
PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES,
Plaintiff ,

CRIM CASE NO: 21981


FOR: RAPE

-versusPEOPLE VS. QUIPOT,


Accused.
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MOTION FOR POSTPONEMENT
The undersigned counsel, unto this Honorable Court most respectfully avers that
1. This case is presently being handled by Atty. Maryann C.C. Gutierrez-Kho, who is the
resident Public Attorney of this Honorable Court;
2. Due to the nature of the case however, and for reasons of gender sensitivity, Atty.
Gutierrez-Kho will be replaced by the undersigned Atty. Rommel Jan T. Mirasol, who
will be the new lawyer assigned to the present case;
3. The undersigned is also the resident Public Attorney of Branch 35 and Branch 37 which
holds hearings during Mondays and Tuesdays;
4. The Pre-Trial of this case is scheduled at 8:30 oclock in the morning of May 12, 2014
which is a Monday. Incidentally, the undersigned already has a previously set hearing at
RTC Branch 35 for the case of People vs. Tuala,on the said time and date;
5. There would thus be a need for the undersigned to respectfully ask for the resetting of the
Pre-Trial scheduled on May 12, 2014, to another date convenient to the calendar of the
court, most preferably a Wednesday;
6. This postponement is asked solely for the above stated purposes and is not intended to
delay the proceedings of this case;
WHEREFORE, in view of the foregoing, the undersigned counsel most respectfully
prays that the Honorable Court issue an order resetting the Pre-Trial scheduled on May 12 , 2014
to another date convenient to the calendar of the court, most preferably a Wednesday;

Respectfully submitted, April 21, 2014, Dumaguete City, Philippines.

PUBLIC ATTORNEYS OFFICE


Dumaguete City South District
Hall of Justice, E.J. Blanco Drive
Piapi, Dumaguete City
By:

ROMMEL JAN T. MIRASOL


Public Attorney II, Roll No. 57784
IBP No. 930139 (1/10/2014) Dumaguete City
MCLE Governing Board Rule No. 4 - 0005910
Copy Furnished and Notice of Hearing:
THE CLERK OF COURT
RTC Branch 34
PROS. AMCEL MERCADER
Provincial Prosecution Office
Greetings! The undersigned hereby submits the foregoing motion to the Honorable Court for its
consideration on Friday, April 25, 2014.

ROMMEL JAN T. MIRASOL