2014 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Questions: Question 8

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VIII.

C and D are law partners using the firm name C and D – Attorneys-at- Law. In an administrative case filed against C, the Supreme Court (SC) found that C was not entitled to admission to the practice of law in the Philippines and ordered his name stricken-off from the Roll of Attorneys. As a result, C and D changed their firm name to Law Office of D – Attorney- at-Law, C – Counsellor, with C handling purely counselling and office work while D is the law practitioner. Are C and D liable for contempt of court? Explain your answer. (5%)

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