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Republic of the Philippines

FIRST JUDICIAL REGION


REGIONAL TRIAL COURT
Branch 4
Baguio City

In the Matter of:


CORRECTION OF ENTRY IN THE
CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH OF THE
MINOR, KYLE UY LIM, herein represented
by his mother and guardian, KATHERINE UY
LIM,
Petitioner, SPECIAL PROCEEDING
CASE NO.____________
-versus-

THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF THE


CITY OF BAGUIO,
Respondent.

PETITION

WITH ALL DUE RESPECT TO THE HONORABLE COURT, the Petitioner, as


represented by his mother and guardian, KATHERINE UY LIM, through counsel, and unto
the Honorable Court, states that:

1. The petitioner is a minor, five (5) years and eleven (11) months old, under the care and
custody of his natural mother, KATHERINE K. UY, with postal address at No. 190
Evangelista Ext., Leonila Hill, Baguio City, Philippines, where she may be served with
summons and other Court processes;

2. The Local Civil Registrar is a government entity charged with the recording,
registration, and custody of public records and other matters, with postal address at the
Baguio Health Center, T. Alonzo Street, Baguio City, Philippines;

3. Petitioner KYLE UY LIM was born on May 1, 2005, and is the natural child of
KATHERINE UY-LIM and FERNANDO P. LIM. Said birth was duly registered with the
Local Civil Registry under Local Civil Registry No. 05-2256. A machine copy of the
Certificate of Live Birth is hereto attached as Annex “A”, to form part hereof;

4. In the said Certificate of Live Birth of the Petitioner, minor petitioner’s SEX is entered as
FEMALE, while in truth and in fact his sex is MALE. In all truth and honesty, the afore-
stated entry is incorrect, and said information was erroneously entered by the
attending medical clerk at the hospital;

5. This error was made due to mistake of fact, supplied in good faith and without any
unlawful or illegal intention;

6. The Correction being sought is meant to state the truth of his gender.
PRAYER

WHEREFORE, premises considered, it is most respectfully prayed of the Honorable


Court that, after due notice and hearing, a decision be rendered in favor of herein Petitioner,
ordering the Local Civil Registrar of the City of Baguio to change the entry in Petitioner’s
Certificate of Live Birth under the - SEX from “FEMALE” to “MALE”.

Such other reliefs as may be just and equitable under the circumstances are likewise
prayed for.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 6th day of June 2011, in
the City of Baguio, Philippines.

ATTY. DONNA KIM NGOSLAB


Counsel for Petitioner
Suites 501-2 & 504 Burnham Suites
Kisad Road, Baguio City
Roll No. 45156; 5-5-10
PTR No. 1387267;1-5-11
IBP No. 615845; Lifetime
Baguio-Benguet Chapter

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES }


DONE: IN THE CITY OF BAGUIO } S.S.
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VERIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION


AGAINST FORUM SHOPPING
I, KATHERINE UY LIM, of legal age, married, Filipino citizen, and a resident of No.
190 Evangelista Ext. Leonila Hill, Baguio City, hereby declare under oath that:

1. I am the mother and guardian of the above-named petitioner; I have caused the
preparation of the foregoing petition; I have read and understood the contents of the
same; and that all the allegations therein are true and correct of my own knowledge and
based on authentic documents;

2. I FURTHER CERTIFY THAT:

a. I have not commenced any proceeding involving the same issues before the
Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, or any other Government Agency or Tribunal;

b. To the best of my knowledge, no such action is pending before the Supreme


Court, Court of Appeals, or any other Government Agency or Tribunal;

c. If there be any similar action before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, or any
other Government Agency or Tribunal, I undertake to report the same within five
(5) days to the court where the original action and certification referred to
herein has been filed.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 6th day of June 2011, in
the City of Baguio, Philippines.

KATHERINE UY LIM
Affiant

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me in the City of Baguio this 6 th day of June
2011 by Katherine Uy Lim, personally known to me, who is the same person who
personally signed before me the foregoing affidavit and acknowledged that she executed
the same.

LIYA ORTEGA-RODRIGUEZ
Notary Public
Until December 31, 2012
Doc. No. __85__; PTR No. 050183/Baguio City/01-11-11
Page No. _17__; Roll of Atty. No. 8121983
Book No. I ; IBP Lifetime Membership No. 9031984
Series of 2011. Baguio-Benguet