Perhaps one of the most favorite topics of neighborhood Maritesses is child support (well, second only to who’s not paying his or her growing pa-lista at the sari-sari store). And why not? A couple may break off their relationship very quietly but the moment one parent (most of the time, the father) fails to provideContinue reading “Child Support in the Philippines: All You Need to Know”
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Domestic Adoption: Can I Adopt My Own Child?
Joy gave birth to her eldest daughter before she turned 17 years old. Since she was too young to care for her infant, her parents decided to claim Joy’s daughter as their own. The baby was named Mia and Joy’s parents were listed as the baby’s parents in her birth certificate. Ten years later, JoyContinue reading “Domestic Adoption: Can I Adopt My Own Child?”