- Supreme Court opened 48 positions for justices and judges in NCR, Region III, and Region IV
- Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced that they have openings for justices in the Court of Appeals and Sandiganbayan and for judges in the Family Courts.
- The openings are in line with the retirement of some justices in the position
The Supreme Court announced openings for justices and judges through the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), Saturday.
JBC released an announcement saying that applications and recommendations were open for Court of Appeals associate justice (one), Sandiganbayan associate justice (two), Family Court judge (one), and JBC Legal Education Board regular member (one). JBC added that there are not less than 48 open positions for Family Courts judges in the National Capital Region, Region III, and Region IV.
The Supreme Court through the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced on Saturday openings for justices in the Court of Appeals and Sandiganbayan and for judges in the Family Courts.
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JBC said on Saturday that there will be a vacancy in the appellate court in line with the compulsory retirement of Justice Agnes R. Carpio on December 1. The Sandiganbayan is also in need of two justices to replace retirees Napoleon Inoturan, who is set to retire on August 1, and Jose R. Hernandez who will retire on November 22.
“A former solicitor in the Office of the Solicitor General and a trial court judge prior to his Sandiganbayan position, Justice Inoturan is retiring two years ahead of his mandatory retirement in July 2018,” JBC said.
Family court judges in NCR will be assigned to Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pasay, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig and Valenzuela.
In Region III, the Family Court judges’ locations will be in Balanga and Mariveles Bataan, Malolos, San Jose and Sta. Maria in Bulacan.
Family court judges in Region IV are need in Lipa and Batangas City both in Batangas, Tagaytay City, Cavite namely Imus and Trece Martires, in Sta. Cruz, San Pablo, and Calamba in Laguna, Sariaya in Quezon, and Antipolo City in Rizal. - AA, Kami Media