Title XI – Summary of Judicial Proceedings in the Family Law (Family Code)
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Title XI – Summary of Judicial Proceedings in the Family Law (Family Code)

Table of Contents Chapter 1. Prefatory Provisions Chapter 2. Separation in Fact Chapter 3. Incidents Involving Parental Authority Chapter 4. Other Matters Subject to Summary Proceedings Chapter 1. Prefatory Provisions Art. 238. Until modified by the Supreme Court, the procedural rules provided for in this Title shall apply as regards separation in fact between husband…

Title X – Emancipation and Age of Majority (Family Code)
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Title X – Emancipation and Age of Majority (Family Code)

Art. 234. Emancipation takes place by the attainment of majority. Unless otherwise provided, majority commences at the age of eighteen years. (As amended by R.A. 6809) [Art. 235 has been repealed by Section 2, R.A. 6809.] Art. 236. Emancipation shall terminate parental authority over the person and property of the child who shall then be…

Title IX – Parental Authority (Family Code)
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Title IX – Parental Authority (Family Code)

Table of Contents Chapter 1. General Provisions Chapter 2. Substitute and Special Parental Authority Chapter 3. Effect of Parental Authority Upon the Persons of the Children Chapter 4. Effect of Parental Authority Upon the Property of the Children Chapter 5. Suspension or Termination of Parental Authority Chapter 1. General Provisions Art. 209. Pursuant to the…

Title VIII – Support (Family Code)
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Title VIII – Support (Family Code)

Art. 194. Support comprises everything indispensable for sustenance, dwelling, clothing, medical attendance, education and transportation, in keeping with the financial capacity of the family. The education of the person entitled to be supported referred to in the preceding paragraph shall include his schooling or training for some profession, trade or vocation, even beyond the age…

Title VI – Paternity and Filiation (Family Code)
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Title VI – Paternity and Filiation (Family Code)

Table of Contents Chapter 1. Legitimate Children Chapter 2. Proof of Filiation Chapter 3. Illegitimate Children Chapter 4. Legitimated Children Chapter 1. Legitimate Children Art. 163. The filiation of children may be by nature or by adoption. Natural filiation may be legitimate or illegitimate. (n) Art. 164. Children conceived or born during the marriage of…

Title IV – Property Relations between Husband and Wife (Family Code)
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Title IV – Property Relations between Husband and Wife (Family Code)

Table of Contents Chapter 1. General Provisions Chapter 2. Donations by Reason of Marriage Chapter 3. System of Absolute Community Section 1. General Provisions Section 2. What Constitutes Community Property Section 3. Charges and Obligations of the Absolute Community Section 4. Ownership, Administrative, Enjoyment and Disposition of the Community Property Section 5. Dissolution of Absolute…

Title III – Rights and Obligations between Husband and Wife (Family Code)
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Title III – Rights and Obligations between Husband and Wife (Family Code)

Art. 68. The husband and wife are obliged to live together, observe mutual love, respect and fidelity, and render mutual help and support. (109a) Art. 69. The husband and wife shall fix the family domicile. In case of disagreement, the court shall decide. The court may exempt one spouse from living with the other if…

Title I – Marriage (Family Code)
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Title I – Marriage (Family Code)

Table of Contents Title I – Marriage Chapter 1. Requisites of Marriage Chapter 2. Marriages Exempted from License Requirement Chapter 3. Void and Voidable Marriages (NB: As amended by R.A. 6809, R.A. 10572 R.A. 9858) EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209 THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue…