• Civil Code Of the Philippines

    Civil Code of the Philippines :Presumptive Death

     a. Ordinary Presumptive Death (Article 390)Art. 390. After an absence of seven years, it being unknownwhether or not the absentee still lives, he shall be presumed dead forall purposes, except for those of succession.The absentee shall not be presumed dead for the purpose ofopening his succession till after an absence of ten years. If hedisappeared after the age of seventy-five years, an absence of fiveyears shall be sufficient in order that his succession may be opened.1. If absentee is 75 or below 7 years – for all purposes except succession 10 years – for succession2. If absentee is over 75 years old 5 years for all purposesb. Qualified Presumptive Death…