2017 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Questions: Question 14

[Answer/discuss the question below, or see 2017 bar exam Legal and Judicial Ethics Instructions; 2017 Legal and Judicial Ethics questions: 12345678, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1315, and 16; See also 2017 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Results]


Kyle Angelo was served with summons and a copy of the complaint of Ciara Jane for collection of the amount of P1,000,000.00 as evidenced by a promissory note signed by Kyle Angelo. She alleged that the debt was overdue; and that Kyle Angelo refused to pay despite repeated demands.

Kyle Angelo engaged the services of Atty. Carlos Sabit, who decided to file a motion to dismiss on the ground of lack of cause of action and prescription. Atty. Carlos Sabit drafted the motion and sent the draft to Kyle Angelo for his perusal. Kyle Angelo, being himself a law graduate, quickly noticed that the draft did not contain a notice of hearing.

Draft the notice of hearing that Atty. Carlos Sabit should include in the motion to dismiss. (3%)

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