Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Illegitimate, No Birth Certificate, and Not Acknowledged by her Mother

Alona is an illegitimate child, born to parents who were barely out of their teens.  Her mother gave her up for adoption when she was just a few days old, in exchange for a plane ticket from Manila to Iloilo.  She was never heard of from again.  Upon learning that his daughter was given toContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Illegitimate, No Birth Certificate, and Not Acknowledged by her Mother”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: How to Change an Illegitimate Child’s Last Name to Father’s Last Name

Can illegitimate children use their father’s last name?  What are the policies regarding a father’s acknowledgment of his illegitimate child when the child was born on or after August 3, 1988? Sandra was born when both her parents were just fresh out of college.  Her mom, Irene, still lived with her parents while her dad,Continue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: How to Change an Illegitimate Child’s Last Name to Father’s Last Name”

Parental Travel Permits for Illegitimate Minor Children : What We All Need To Know

Paul and Becca’s relationship has always been shaky. Even while they were dating, they would have episodes of verbal and physical abuse, mostly inflicted by her to him than the opposite. They parted ways before graduating from college only to reunite a few years later when Becca’s mother passed away and she needed someone toContinue reading “Parental Travel Permits for Illegitimate Minor Children : What We All Need To Know”

Filing for Child Support in the Philippines: What You Need to Know

While it is true that the Philippines is a Christian nation (predominantly Catholic), it cannot be denied that cases of parents separating and fathers abandoning their families have increased over the years too. Take a trip to a small urban village in Metro Manila and you will be surprised to find out that a lotContinue reading “Filing for Child Support in the Philippines: What You Need to Know”

NSO: On Illegitimate Children

Bonjour. Mabuhay. This is an interesting though sad fact in our country today. These are what the latest data from the National Statistics Office (NSO) revealed. An average of 4,782 births occurs daily, which is around 199 births per hour, or three babies per minute, as mentioned by an NSO data. Four of every 10Continue reading “NSO: On Illegitimate Children”