Ayon sa batas, ang apelidong gagamitin ng isang illegitimate child ay ang apelido ng kanyang nanay. Sa kanyang birth certificate, ang isusulat lamang ay ang kanyang first name at last name (apelido). Wala siyang middle name — dahil kapag nilagyan ng middle name ang illegitimate child, lalabas na magkapatid sila ng kanyang ina. Ngunit meronContinue reading “Ano Ang Middle Name Na Ipagagamit Sa Isang Illegitimate Child?”
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Are Illegitimate Children Entitled to Receive Inheritances from Their Parents?
An illegitimate child is one who was conceived and born out of wedlock, born of bigamous marriage, of adulterous relations, or born of couples below 18 years old, whether the parents were married (and which marriage is void) or not. Unless the child’s biological parents marry each other later on and file a legitimation forContinue reading “Are Illegitimate Children Entitled to Receive Inheritances from Their Parents?”
How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines
An illegitimate child’s birth right may be changed to legitimate after his biological parents marry. Below is a complete how-to guide we lifted from the website of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for your reference. Read on. What is LEGITIMATION? Legitimation is a remedy for those born out of wedlock and are considered illegitimate toContinue reading “How to File a Legitimation of Birth in the Philippines”
A Married Woman’s Child with another Man is Not an Illegitimate Child
Mercy is married to Joel and they have three kids, all minors. In 2015, they separated, with Joel taking their children with him to the province where they can continue their studies while he tended the family’s farm as his means of income. Mercy was left in Manila with her parents; she was working asContinue reading “A Married Woman’s Child with another Man is Not an Illegitimate Child”
Can a Child’s Legitimation (Due to Subsequent Marriage) be Cancelled?
Minerva was already 23 years old when she learned that her father is married with children before she was born. She learned about it the hard way – when she landed her first job, her supervisor turned out to be her father’s eldest son from his previous marriage, making him her half-brother. She did herContinue reading “Can a Child’s Legitimation (Due to Subsequent Marriage) be Cancelled?”
Passport Application Process: Requirements when Applying for a Legitimized Child’s Passport
A child born out of wedlock is an illegitimate child. Under the law, such children shall carry their mother’s last name on their birth certificates unless their father provides his consent to let the child use his last name. In cases when the parents of an illegitimate child decide to marry later on, the child’sContinue reading “Passport Application Process: Requirements when Applying for a Legitimized Child’s Passport”
The Quezon City Hall Series: Court Decrees and Legitimation
Parents who have children born before they were married can have their children legitimized by executing an Affidavit of Legitimation. This must be submitted to the Office of the Civil Registrar of the child’s birthplace. Court decrees, on the other hand, are legal instruments concerning the status of a person such as Admission of Paternity,Continue reading “The Quezon City Hall Series: Court Decrees and Legitimation”
Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Legitimation Due to Subsequent Marriage
When a child is born out of wedlock, his or her birthright is marked as illegitimate. The child carries the last name of his mother unless he is acknowledged by his father on paper or his parents decide to get married later on. Should it be the latter, the child is able to carry theContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Legitimation Due to Subsequent Marriage”