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When Mother of Child Can be Deprived of Custody?

As a general rule, a child under 7 years of age shall be in the custody of the mother (Art 213 of the Family Code). This is known as the maternal preference rule or tender-years-rule. But this rule is not absolute … Continue reading

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If the person under custody is a minor, those exercising special parental authority are principally and solidarily liable for damages caused by the acts or omissions of the unemancipated minor while under their supervision, instruction, or custody

The Court of Appeals held petitioner St. Mary’s Academy liable for the death of Sherwin Carpitanos under Articles 218[7] and 219[8] of the Family Code, pointing out that petitioner was negligent in allowing a minor to drive and in not … Continue reading

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