What We Need To Know About Death Certificates Part 1

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! Once again, the time to commemorate our dearly departed is upon us.  A lot of us are looking forward to visiting the our families and friends that have gone before us, spend time at cemeteries and memorial parks, and even hold mini family reunions.  Too bad, ang All Saints’ Day this year fellContinue reading “What We Need To Know About Death Certificates Part 1”

Civil Wedding: What You Need To Prepare

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! In my last post, we covered the requirements for Church Weddings.  Today, we are going to talk about Civil Wedding requirements and procedures for those who opt for the cheaper, faster, and more convenient way of getting married. Ang list of requirements na ito ay para sa mga magpapakasal na parehong Filipino citizens. Continue reading “Civil Wedding: What You Need To Prepare”

Church Wedding: What You Need To Prepare

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! Filipino weddings are known for its grandiosity, whether held in the city or in remote provinces.  We are not one to let a major family event, such as the wedding of a child or the renewal of vows of our parents, go by without pomp and prestige.  Our seniors would sometimes say, “KahitContinue reading “Church Wedding: What You Need To Prepare”

Marriages That Are Exempted From Marriage License Requirements

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! A marriage may only be officiated after all the documentary requirements have been satisfied by the couple to be married.  Most important is the Marriage License granted by the Local Civil Registry.  There are, however, special cases when Marriage License requirements are waived or the marrying couple is exempted from executing the saidContinue reading “Marriages That Are Exempted From Marriage License Requirements”

The CENOMAR After An Annulment

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! One of the most commonly asked questions regarding CENOMAR (or Certificate of No Marriage or Certificate of Singleness) is:  What appears on the CENOMAR if the owner has had his previous marriage annulled? Let us find out. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), a CENOMAR is a certificate issued by the NSOContinue reading “The CENOMAR After An Annulment”

Annulment vs. Declaration of Nullity of Marriage

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! We are still on the topic of annulment and a few days back, we touched on the Reformed Annulment Process recently announced by the Catholic Church.  The web is rich with information on this touchy subject and through diligent research, I discovered that Annulment per se and Nullity of Marriage are two differentContinue reading “Annulment vs. Declaration of Nullity of Marriage”

Reformed Annulment Process

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! The internet is abuzz with a recent announcement from the Vatican: Church annulment is now simplified, with bishops now empowered to judge the annulment cases themselves.  What’s more, the process is made more affordable, if not for free, addressing the prohibitive costs of an annulment and therefore, making it available to anyone seekingContinue reading “Reformed Annulment Process”

Facts About Registering a Newborn Baby

Bonjour!  Mabuhay! Para wala nang turuan at sisihan later on, alamin na natin kung kanino ba talagang responsibility ang pag-register sa mga bagong silang na bata. Kung ang bata ay isinilang sa hospital, clinic, o iba pang similar institutions, ang administrator ng hospital o clinic na ito ang syang dapat mag facilitate ng registration ngContinue reading “Facts About Registering a Newborn Baby”