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Need a Attorney in Bacold City

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Hello everyone, haven't been here for awhile. Does anyone know of a good attorney in Bacolod City or nearby that could help me with getting a passport replacement? My wife is here with me in the states for about two years now, but her child is still over in the philippines due to our finances still and her not passing the medical due to a mild case of TB.

The TB has been resolved, but the kid lost the passport. We have a problem with the birth certificate that has to be resolved in a court first. I need to get this going since I have already had one year of extension on her visa application. We got one estimate from one attorney for $400.00.

We had a rivision corrected with the NSO four years ago and she was issued a passport. But our friend who is helping our daughter get a replacement took the old bir certificate down to the processing center with the incorrect info on it and now this has opened a whole new can of worms.

I don't get this. If the birth certifcate was updated at the NSO and I brought in a certified copy, wouldn't this be the one that they would recognize for a passport renewal. Now I am looking at another additional cost and will probably take up to six months in the court to have processed. If the child was already issued a passport in the first place, why would we have to go into court? Isn't a copy of the new revised birth certificate the grounds for getting a passport replacement.

Anyone been thru this?

thanks,

martinbr

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requirements for lost passportaccording to the Department of Foreign affairs Philippines. you can call them for further details.

I had some problem with my birth cert (my mother's name spelling is wrong)so i had it fix it but in the new ruling, you dont need to go to court for the changes if its a minor issue like mine. inquire at the local municipal registrar and have them fix it but of course it has fee. mine reach up to less than $100.

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