ABDUCTION, SEDUCTION, AND ACTS OF LASCIVIOUSNESS
IF THE OFFENDED PARTY IS OF AGE IN THE CRIME OF ABDUCTION, SEDUCTION, OR ACTS OF LASCIVIOUSNESS, CAN HER PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, OR GUARDIAN FILE THE COMPLAINT FOR HER?
> No. If the offended party is already of age, she has the exclusive right to file the complaint unless she becomes incapacitated
> The parents, grandparents, and guardians only have exclusive successive authority to file the case if the offended party is only a minor
IF THE OFFENDED PARTY DIES DURING THE PENDENCY OF THE CASE, IS THE CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF THE ACCUSED EXTINGUISHED?
> No, the death of the complainant during the pendency of the case is not a ground for the extinguishment of criminal liability whether total or partial
X FILED A SWORN COMPLAINT FOR ACTS OF LASCIVIOUSNESS BEFORE THE PROSECUTOR. BEFORE THE PROSECUTOR COULD FILE CASE IN COURT, X DIED. CAN THE PROSECUTOR STILL FILE THE INFORMATION IN COURT?
> Yes, the desire of X to file the case is evident in her filing of complaint before the prosecutor