The 20 Grounds for Divorce in the Philippines

There are four additional grounds that the divorce bill will include in the list of reasons why a person may seek to dissolve his or her marriage.  Bear in mind that the grounds listed for legal separation and annulment remain in effect and are carried into the divorce bill.  Below are the grounds under ArticleContinue reading “The 20 Grounds for Divorce in the Philippines”

5 Things You Need to Know About the Divorce Bill

On February 21, 2018, the House Committee on Population and Family Relations gave its thumbs up to the bill that will introduce divorce as a means to dissolve marriages in the Philippines.  As of the moment, the only way you can get out of a dysfunctional marriage is through annulment, which costs a fortune andContinue reading “5 Things You Need to Know About the Divorce Bill”

Are You In Favor of Implementing Divorce In The Philippines?

In the Philippines, if you would like to regain your capacity to marry, you need to file a case for annulment and pray that you win the battle against your spouse.  It is a long and tedious process of mainly destroying the character of the person you married to prove that the marriage was either:Continue reading “Are You In Favor of Implementing Divorce In The Philippines?”

How to File an Annulment of Marriage in the Philippines

“Ang mahal nang magpakasal ngayon! Kulang ang P200,000 na budget,” says the groom-to-be to his brother who will be standing as the Best Man in his wedding. “Mas mahal ang annulment.  Ang habang proseso pa.” Quips the brother who, incidentally, just got the court’s decision on the annulment he filed several years back against hisContinue reading “How to File an Annulment of Marriage in the Philippines”

What Charges Can Be Filed Against A Philandering Husband and His Mistress?

Have these things been happening in your home lately? Husband taking his mobile phone everywhere he goes, even in the shower. Credit card charges made at restaurants you know you’ve never visited with your spouse ever. Frequent “company trips” to romantic places like Tagaytay, Baguio, and Palawan.  And no, wives and kids are not invited.Continue reading “What Charges Can Be Filed Against A Philandering Husband and His Mistress?”

Reformed Annulment Process

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! The internet is abuzz with a recent announcement from the Vatican: Church annulment is now simplified, with bishops now empowered to judge the annulment cases themselves.  What’s more, the process is made more affordable, if not for free, addressing the prohibitive costs of an annulment and therefore, making it available to anyone seekingContinue reading “Reformed Annulment Process”