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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My boss asked me to go out in a date but since i declined his offer, he is threatening me that he will fire me. Is he liable for sexual harassment?

Yes your boss is liable for sexual harrasment and you are  a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace regardless of your refusal to give in to perform the sexual…

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My creditor seized my brand new iPhone , he told me that it will serve as payment for my debt to him. Does he have the right to do that?

No. He is even liable Coercion by a creditor under Art 287 of the Revised Penal Code. It is committed by a creditor who, with violence, shall seize anything belonging…

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