WARRANTS MALICIOUSLY  OBTAINED AND ABUSE IN THE SERVICE OF THOSE LEGALLY OBTAINED   (Art. 129 of REVISED PENAL CODE OF THE )

Q: What are the punishable acts? A: 1. Procuring a search warrant without just cause. Elements: a. That the offender is a public officer or employee b. That he procures…

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DELAY IN THE DELIVERY OF DETAINED PERSONS TO THE PROPER JUDICIAL AUTHORITY     (Art. 125 of REVISED PENAL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES )

Q: What are the elements of this crime? A: 1. Offender is a public officer or employee 2. He has detained a person for some legal ground 3. He fails…

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DOMESTIC ADOPTION LAW

1. WHO CAN ADOPT Q: Who may adopt? A:  1. Filipino; 2. Alien; 3. Guardian with respect to his ward. Q: What are the qualifications of a Filipino who  may adopt? A:  1. Must be of Legal age; 2. In a Position to care for his children; 3. Good moral character; 4. Full civil capacity and legal rights; 5. Not  been  Convicted  of  any  crime  involving moral turpitude; 6. Emotionally and psychologically capable …

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ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN

Q: Who are illegitimate children?    A: Children conceived and born outside a valid  marriage.    Q: In what instances may an illegitimate child  use the surname of their father?     Filiation  has  been  Recognized  by  the  father  through  the  record  of  birth  appearing in the civil register  Admission in public document   Private handwritten instrument is made  by the father    Note:  Provided  that  the  father …

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MARRIAGE

Q: What is marriage?  A: Marriage is a special contract of permanent  union between a man and a woman entered into  in accordance with law for the establishment of  conjugal and family life. It is the foundation of the  family and an inviolable social institution whose  nature,  consequences,  and  incidents  are  governed by law and not subject to stipulation,  except  that  marriage  settlements  may  fix  the  property relations during the marriage within the  limits provided by the Family Code. (Art. 1, FC) 

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BREACH OF PROMISE TO MARRY

  Q: Is breach of promise to marry an actionable  wrong?    A:   No, a breach of promise to marry perse in not  an actionable wrong. There is no provision of the  Civil  Code  authorizing  an  action  for  breach  of  promise to marry.     Exept , when  the  act  is  not  a  mere  breach  of  promise  to …

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