(Question XIII, Legal and Judicial Ethics, 2017 Bar Exam)
Herbert Madasalin, a 25-year old Bar candidate, surrendered his driver’s license to the security guard at the Arlegui Gate when he entered the Malacanang compound to pray at the National Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus. After praying the novena to St. Jude, Herbert went to the Arlegui Gate to retrieve his driver’s license. However, he was not able to get the license because the security guard was then elsewhere. He returned the next day only to be told that the security guard had misplaced the license. The security guard concerned could not anymore remember where he had placed the license.
Herbert immediately requests your assistance in the preparation of an affidavit of loss. His address is at 143 Zuzuaregui Street, Don Antonio Heights, Quezon City. As his friend, prepare Herbert’s affidavit of loss. (5%)
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