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Does the conviction of adultery carry the accessory of civil interdiction which deprives the person of the rights to manage her property and to dispose of such property inter vivos?

The conviction of adultery does not carry the accessory of civil interdiction. Article 34 of the Revised Penal Code provides for the consequences of civil interdiction: 34. Civil Interdiction. – Civil interdiction shall deprive the offender during the time of … Continue reading

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State policy on the inviolability of marriage has been enshrined in Article 1 of the Family Code , hence, any doubt as to the validity of a marriage is to be resolved in favor of its validity. Semper praesumitur pro matrimonio

At this juncture, it is imperative that the parties be reminded of the State’s policy on marriage. Article XV of the Constitution mandates that: SEC. 1. The State recognizes the Filipino family as the foundation of the  nation. Accordingly, it … Continue reading

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