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How to Legally Adopt a Child in the Philippines

If you want to legally adopt a child in the Philippines, this guide is for you. We outline in this article the procedure and requirements to adopt a child in the Philippines.

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How to End your Marriage thru Legal Action in the Philippines

How do you end a marriage in the Philippines? This article discusses about the procedure and nuances of filing a Petition for Declaration of Absolute Nullity of Marriage.

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How to File for Annulment in the Philippines

This is an article about filing for annulment of marriage in the Philippines. It discusses the procedure, grounds, form, and effects of filing a petiton for annulment.

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Who Has Parental Authority Over an Illegitimate Child?

This article discusses which parent, the father or mother, shall have legal custody over an illegitimate child.

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Grounds for Declaration of Nullity, Annulment, and Legal Separation

This is an article about the grounds and effects of a declaration of nullity of marriage, annulment of marriage, and legal separation.

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FAQs on Having a Child Declared Legally Available for Adoption in the Philippines

1.  What law governs the declaration of children as legally available for adoption? Republic Act No. 9523 (RA 9523) is the governing law. It requires the certification of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to declare a child legally available for adoption.  It also amends certain provisions of RA 8552, otherwise known as […]

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FAQs on Adoption in the Philippines

1.  What law governs domestic adoption? —  Republic Act No. 8552 , or the Domestic Adoption Act of 1998, as amended by Republic Act No. 9523, governs local adoption.   2.  Who may adopt? —  Sec. 7 of RA 8552 provides that the following may adopt: (a) Any Filipino citizen of legal age, in possession […]

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Things You Wonder About Conjugal Property but were Afraid to Ask

There is no doubt that you love your husband or your wife.  However, you sometimes wonder what properties you own exclusively that are beyond the reach of your spouse.  Not that you don’t trust your wife.  After all, almost every time, you give her all your wages.  You just simply want to know for your […]

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