How Married Women Can Keep Their Maiden Names

They say the greatest gift your father can give you is his name.  However for women, their father’s names get replaced with their husband’s when they marry.  They embrace the heritage that comes with their new last name and become associated with the husbands’ family tree. Do women have the option to keep their father’sContinue reading “How Married Women Can Keep Their Maiden Names”

Is ‘Marriage for Convenience’ an Invalid Marriage?

Percy has been working as an Overseas Filipino Worker in South Korea for almost five years when he met Kim, a Korean national.  He expressed his desire to stay permanently in South Korea and work without the need for contracts with a Philippine agency.  Upon learning this, Kim offered Percy a deal: for 500,000 SKW,Continue reading “Is ‘Marriage for Convenience’ an Invalid Marriage?”

Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Blurred or Unreadable Entries on the Certificate of Marriage

All the details reflected on your NSO Marriage Certificate (now PSA Marriage Certificate) are vital in proving the validity of your and your spouse’s union.  Should there be items that were omitted or overlooked while filling out the document, make sure to attend to these right away to avoid any delays in your future transactionsContinue reading “Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Blurred or Unreadable Entries on the Certificate of Marriage”

Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Misspelled Names of Bride or Groom

A marriage certificate is a vital civil registry document that attests to the union of a man and a woman. That is why it is important that the information written on the certificate are all accurate. So what happens when you miss an entry or misspell a name in a marriage certificate?  Can these beContinue reading “Problems on NSO Marriage Certificate : Misspelled Names of Bride or Groom”

Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Date of Parents’ Marriage on Child’s Birth Certificate is not the same as Date on Their Marriage Certificate

What are the consequences of wrong information on official documents such a child’s certificate of live birth?  How can these be corrected? Dindo and Karen were childhood sweethearts who got separated while they were attending college in different provinces.  When they began working in Manila, their paths crossed again and this time, Dindo did notContinue reading “Problems with NSO Birth Certificate: Date of Parents’ Marriage on Child’s Birth Certificate is not the same as Date on Their Marriage Certificate”

NSO Certificate Problems & Solutions

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   I hope you all voted. And I hope you all voted according sa best choice ninyo for your future. Remember, ang maling boto mo, sisingilin din sa inyo, tulad ng mga problems na kinakaharap natin minsan sa mga birth, marriage at death certificates natin. I mean, the problem is part of life,Continue reading “NSO Certificate Problems & Solutions”

NSO Certificate Problems

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Since we are encountering a ton of inquiries regarding the common NSO certificate problems. Here are some FAQs that you will surely find useful.     What is a vital event record? A vital event record is a legal document entered in the civil register which attests to the occurrence and characteristicsContinue reading “NSO Certificate Problems”