Tag Archives: Family Code of the Phiippines

What are the grounds for petition for guardianship?

When you think you have both the interest and the grounds you should file a petition for guardianship under A.M. No. 03-02-05-SC Rule on Guardianship of Minors. This Rule amended Rules 92 to 97 of the Rules of Court pertaining to … Continue reading

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Does the law allow a waiver of parental authority?

Parental authority and responsibility are inalienable and may not be transferred or renounced except in cases authorized by law. The right attached to parental authority, being purely personal, the law allows a waiver of parental authority only in cases of … Continue reading

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What can single mothers do to demand child support from the father?

To claim or demand support, the single mother must prove first that the child is related to the putative father. When a man refuses to recognize a child as his, there is no other recourse but to file a petition … Continue reading

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