How To Save On Fuel And Still Get To Work On Time

Are you still driving your car to work (or to any other place you need to be)? Good for you! So many other car owners have opted to take public transportation to get to their offices and business places as fuel prices continue to soar weekly. I personally believe taking the train or bus toContinue reading “How To Save On Fuel And Still Get To Work On Time”

Can You Annul Your Marriage If You Find Out That Your Spouse Is Gay?

In the Philippines, the grounds for annulment are limited to the following (based on the Family Code): Lack of parental consent at the time of marriage (if the one or both parties was below 21 years old at the time of marriage) Psychological incapacity Fraud Force, intimidation, or undue influence Impotence Sexually transmissible diseases. BelieveContinue reading “Can You Annul Your Marriage If You Find Out That Your Spouse Is Gay?”

All You Need to Know About Estate Tax in The Philippines

Did you know that when you inherit a property, you’d need to pay the estate tax (or inheritance tax) to transfer the property from the (deceased) owner’s name to yours? If you do not pay the estate tax, the property will not be transferred to your name and a certificate of title cannot be issuedContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Estate Tax in The Philippines”

Child Custody: A Guide For Single Parents

Child custody is a delicate issue especially among unmarried couples. Almost always, it is the mother who takes custody of her children especially if they are still minors. Today’s blog endeavors to answer some frequently asked questions about child custody, especially for single parents. All the facts stated in this blog are based on theContinue reading “Child Custody: A Guide For Single Parents”

What Case Can Be Filed Against A Cheating Spouse?

In the Philippines, a cheating husband can be charged with concubinage, while a cheating wife can be charged with adultery if they sleep with other people while they are still legally married. Both charges are criminal offenses and are punishable by imprisonment. If that is not enough to keep a husband or wife from seekingContinue reading “What Case Can Be Filed Against A Cheating Spouse?”

Should You Get A Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is a formal contract executed by soon-to-be married couples that define their property rights after they get married. It is a document written and signed by the marrying parties and made legally binding before the couple is officially married. It may cover the following conditions, based on Article 75 of the FamilyContinue reading “Should You Get A Prenuptial Agreement?”

What is the Difference Between Annulment of Marriage and Declaration of Nullity of Marriage?

So, you and your spouse “have lost that lovin’ feeling”, huh? Or maybe there’s still some feelings left but not enough to keep you in the relationship and in the same home. Since divorce is yet to be legalized in our country, you only have two options: be legally separated from your spouse, or fileContinue reading “What is the Difference Between Annulment of Marriage and Declaration of Nullity of Marriage?”

The Proposed New Number Coding Scheme: What You Need To Know

Four months after the MMDA re-activated the number coding scheme (after a long lull because of quarantine restrictions, lockdowns, etc.), the public is now being asked to brace itself for a new number coding implementation where vehicles will be banned from using Metro Manila roads not once, but twice, in a week. Here are theContinue reading “The Proposed New Number Coding Scheme: What You Need To Know”