Learn more about legal separation, its legal grounds, effects, requirements, procedure, and cost considerations. A. Legal Separation, Generally Legal separation is a legal remedy for couples suffering from a problematic marriage. In legal separation, the couple is allowed to live apart and separately own assets. However, legally separated couples are not permitted to remarry, since…

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February 22, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11229 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILD PASSENGERS IN MOTOR VEHICLES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy. — It is the policy of the State to ensure the…

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February 21, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11222 AN ACT ALLOWING THE RECTIFICATION OF SIMULATED BIRTH RECORDS AND PRESCRIBING ADMINISTRATIVE ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE I General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title.— This Act shall be known as the “Simulated Birth Rectification Act.” SECTION 2. Objectives.— This Act shall have the following objectives: (a) To grant amnesty and allow…

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February 20, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 AN ACT INSTITUTING UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS, PRESCRIBING REFORMS IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR CHAPTER 1 General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Universal Health Care Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Principles and Policies. — It is the…

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Learn more about domestic adoption, who may adopt, who may be adopted, what are the requirements for domestic adoption, the procedure, and cost considerations. A. Generally Adoption is a juridical act which creates between two persons a relationship similar to that which results from legitimate paternity and filiation. Domestic Adoption is an adoption proceeding which is…

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Learn more about declaration of nullity of marriage, the legal grounds, effects of declaration of nullity of marriage, the requirements, procedure, and cost considerations. A. Declaration of Nullity of Marriage, Generally The declaration of nullity of marriage applies to marriages that are null and void from the beginning (void ab initio), due to the absence…

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We are sharing an infographic on Banned Personalities at Philippine casinos, based on PAGCOR regulations. We are hoping this infographic will help those who fear that relatives or they themselves are developing a problem with gaming, in light of recent events at the Resorts World Manila.

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While Section 3 of R.A. No. 9262 (the “Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004”) provides that the offender be related or connected to the victim by marriage, former marriage, or a sexual or dating relationship, it does not preclude the application of the principle of conspiracy under the RPC. Section 47 of…

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