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subsistence of his marriage with his wife. He breached the standards of the law profession by making a mockery of the inviolable social institution of marriage.
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12. De Guzman v De Dios Facts: i. Atty. Lourdes De Dios assisted complainant Diana De Guzman as counsel to form a corporation ii. De Dios assisted De Guzman to register Suzuki Beach Hotel, Inc. with SEC and the latter paid a monthly retainer fee for the former. iii. More than a year after, the corporation asked De Guzman to pay her unpaid subscribed shares of stocks. iv. The following year, she received a notice of pub auction to sell her delinquent shares through a board reso authorizing the sale. v. She was then ousted from the corporation she built while the De Dios became the president vi. De Guzman then filed an administrative case of disbarment against De Dios for violation of Rule 15.03 of the CoPR for representing conflicting interest and for acquiring property in litigation against Art. 1491 of the NCC vii. De Guzman asserts that De Dios led her to believe that as a major stock holder, she would help her manage the corporation and that she even represented her in a case where De Guzman was one of the respondents. viii. De Dios, however, said she was representing SBHI during that case, that the property subject fo that case was SBHI’s, and that De Guzman misappropriated the money of the corporation resulting to her ouster. ix. The IBP submitted a resolution finding De Dios’s acts as no motivated by ill-will because she acted in the best interest of her client, SBHI, and that De Guzman failed to present proof of attorney-client relationship. Issues: i. The existence of attorney-client relationship ii. W/N the ouster of De Guzman was proper iii. W/N De Dios conducted herself with honesty and integrity Ruling: i. There was an attorney-client relationship considering that De Guzman was the one who retained De Dios to form a corporation and she has appeared as counsel for the complainant ii. The ouster was not proper because there was an evidence of collusion between the respondent and the BoD, considering that the former was later on made the President of the corporation, and the original shares of stocks of De Guzman, apart from the delinquent shares, were not accounted for. iii. No. She violated the prohibition against representing conflicting interests and engaging in unlawful, dishonest, immoral and deceitful conduct. As a lawyer, respondent is bound by her oath to do no falsehood or consent to its commission and to conduct herself as a lawyer according to the best of her knowledge and discretion. The lawyer's oath is a source of obligations and violation thereof is a ground for suspension, disbarment, or other disciplinary action. She was suspended for six months.
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13. Calub v Suller Facts: i. Atty. Abraham Suller was charged for raping his neighbor’s wife. The complainant also filed a disbarment case against him.
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