Legal Services

Sarimanok offers a variety of legal services that are fit for your needs. Get the best free legal services at Sarimanok.

Islamic Law (Shari’a)

Shari’a means “way” or “path.” It is considered as the way of life by Muslims. Its interpretation is derived from the Qur’an and Hadith in which the Islamic law was formulated. Shari’a Law in the Philippines is governed by P.D. No. 1083, or the Code of Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines.

Sarimanok provides legal assistance and Shari’a law services ranging from Islamic finance to family matters to Filipino Muslims situated in the Bangsamoro area.

Employment Rights

Governed by P.D. No. 442 or the Labor Code of the Philippines, employment law deals with the relationship between the employee and employer for whom the employee performs work under certain conditions in exchange for remunerations. Hence, creating reciprocal rights and obligations between employers and employees. The State shall protect labor, promote full employment, provide equal work opportunity regardless of gender, race, or creed; and regulate employee-employer relations.

In case of disputes arising between employers and employees on matters regarding employment, the basic rules of fair play, and equity applies. Here, Sarimanok offers the realization of these rights and responsibilities to both employees and employers in the workforce. Hence, assisting in fields from drafting and negotiating settlements to employment mediation before any formal proceeding commences.

Women and Children’s Rights

As provided in R.A. No. 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004, the State values the dignity of women and children and guarantees full respect for their human rights. The State also recognizes the need to protect their family and members, from violence and threats to their safety and security.

Sarimanok recognizes the rights of all women and children and provides special measures to be taken to ensure their free and easy access to legal aid, focusing on providing potential solutions to problems apropos marriage, adoption, custody, and parental support among others. Also, battered women and neglected children can seek assistance from Sarimanok.

Policy and Legislation Research

You can avail of Sarimanok’s expertise in conducting policy and legislation research concerning Philippine and international law.

Civil Rights

Subject to the provisions in R.A. No. 386, or the Civil Code of the Philippines and E.O. No. 209, or the Family Code of the Philippines, the primary focus of these pertinent laws are to resolve disputes and provide compensation for someone injured by someone else’s acts or behavior.

A person with conflicts on their political and social freedom and equality can approach Sarimanok to ask for legal assistance related to these types of rights without discrimination or repression.

Drafting of Legal Documents

You can approach Sarimanok for help in drafting any legal document you might need, such as Affidavit of Loss, Deed of Sale, contracts, etc.

Human Rights

Human rights are enshrined in the 1987 Constitution. As provided in Sec. 11 of Article II, the State values the dignity of every human, person, and guarantees full respect for human rights. Human rights are the basic rights inherent to all human beings from birth until death. These rights include the right to life and liberty, personal security, freedom from torture, freedom from discrimination, and freedom from arbitrary arrest.

Every Filipino is entitled to experience even the most basic human rights. In case of infringement of such rights, Sarimanok offers to provide legal aid to ensure that such unalienable rights on every individual are not transgressed, varying from rights on equality to right to life, liberty, or property.