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Rth01(Revised March 6, 2006) For New Applicants

Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila In the Matter of the PETITION TO TAKE THE 20_____ BAR EXAMINATIONS, B.E. No. ___________________-N O.R. No. _____________________ Amt. Pd.: P___________________

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PETITION COMES NOW the undersigned petitioner and to this Honorable Court respectfully states: 1. He/She is ____________(civil status), Filipino citizen, ____ years of age, having been born on ____________________________ at ____________________________ to spouses _________________________________ and ____________________________________, who are citizens of the Philippines, and attaches for this purpose the original or certified true copy of the petitioner’s birth certificate, marked as Annex _____;
[Notes:(1) If born outside of wedlock, state so: _________________________;(2) if not a natural-born Filipino citizen, state how and when citizenship was acquired and attach pertinent documents: __________________________________________; (3) if a married female, attach original or certified true copy of marriage contract.]

2. He/She is a person of good moral character, and attaches for this purpose three (3) testimonials, each executed by a member of the Philippine Bar, marked as Annexes __________; 3. He/She has not been charged with any act or omission punishable by law, rule or regulation before a prosecutor, judge, public officer or administrative body of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude; nor has he/she any pending case or charge;
[Note: Indicate any pending or dismissed civil, criminal or administrative case against you and attach pertinent documents: ________________________]

school education in 19___ at the ___________________________________________(school); and completed his/her pre-law course at the ____________________________ (school) for ______ calendar years with a bachelor’s degree in __________________________(course), major in ________________________ , and submits for this purpose the original transcript of records, marked as Annex _______, and the Special Order issued by the Commission on Higher Education(CHED), when applicable, marked as Annex _____; 5. He/She regularly studied law for ______ calendar years (semestral/trimestral) and satisfactorily completed all the requirements for the prescribed law course at __________________________, a law school officially approved and recognized by CHED, when applicable, and attaches for this purpose the original copy of his/her transcript of law school records (bearing the corresponding certification of the Law Dean or School Registrar concerned and duly authenticated with the school’s official seal), marked as Annex ____; and the original copy of the certification (C-2) of CHED, marked as Annex _____; He/She has no derogatory record in law school where he/she graduated; and attached for this purpose the original copy of the Certification of No Derogatory Record executed by the Law Dean, marked as Annex ________;(Requirement in B.M. 1161)
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4.

He/She

finished

his/her

high

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This is the first time that he/she is taking the Bar Examinations;

8. He/She attaches herewith three (3) copies of his/her latest un-retouched photograph (1½”x1½), marked as Annexes ___________; and 9. He/She is related by consanguinity or affinity within the fourth civil degree to a member of the Supreme Court or official of the Office of the Bar Confidant.
[Note; If related to any of the Justices or officials mentioned above, state name of said Justice or official and his/her relationship:____________________________.]

WHEREFORE, petitioner respectfully prays that he/she be allowed to take the 20___ Bar Examinations. ___________________________, Philippines, ___________________, 20 ____.

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Signature over Printed Name

Thumbprint (Right Hand)

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Address & Tel. No. while Preparing for and taking the Bar Examinations

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Permanent Address

VERIFICATION

Republic of the Philippines] ] S.S.

I, _____________________________________, after being sworn in accordance with law, depose and state; that I am the Petitioner in the foregoing petition; that I prepared the petition; that the allegations contained therein are true of my own knowledge.

_________________________________________ Affiant

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SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this ________ day of ____________, 20___ at _________________________, affiant having exhibited his/her Community Tax Certificate No. _______________________ issued at ______________________ on _________________.

Notary Public Doc. No._____________ Page No. ____________ Book No. ____________ Series of _____________

P15.00 Documentary Stamp

IMPORTANT REMINDERS 1. Petition will not be accepted under any of the following instances: (a) If any of the blank herein is not properly filled; [Note: Write “N/A” on lines which are not applicable.] (b) If not accompanied by the required documents or papers, including proof of payment of the Bar Examinations and other fees; (c) If it does not strictly conform with the above form; and (d) If filed beyond the deadline set by the Court. 2. A self-addressed and stamped letter envelope (long) must be attached to the petition to be used in sending your Report of Rating in the Bar Examinations.

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