Legal Capacity Marriage in the Philippines

 

Legal Capacity for marriage according to the U.S. Embassy of the Philippines is stated as follows:

“The Philippine Government requires all foreigners to provide a ‘Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage’ from his/her embassy before filing for a marriage license. Below are the instructions for applying for the U.S. Embassy’s version of that document.” More »

accountability road sign illustration design over a white backgroundThree Basic Legal Devises: With Knowledge Comes Power

The three basic legal devices to use towards defending yourself from a government official who does not take their obligation, to serve the people, that seriously.

  • The Constitution
  • RA 6713 – Code of Conduct
  • RA 6770 Sections 24

Officers are just as obligated to abide by the law, aka Constitution, as the citizens and foreigners are, and foreigners are protected by the law just as much as the citizens: More »

Constitution Article 11:1 | The Accountability of Public Officers (Part 5)

Section 1. Public office is a public trust. Public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives.

Constitution Article 11:1, within the last article, we finished up on defining the four points, followed by three other points. And now, within this article More »

Video-Preamble of the 1987 Philippines constitutionConstitution Article 11:1 | The Accountability of Public Officers (Part 4)

Section 1. Public office is a public trust. Public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives.

Constitution Article 11:1, within the last article, we shared on one of the four points, followed by three other points, which was on on “Utmost Responsibility.”

In this article More »

Video-Preamble of the 1987 Philippines constitutionConstitution Article 11:1 | The Accountability of Public Officers (Part 3)

Section 1. Public office is a public trust. Public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives.

Constitution Article 11:1, within the last article, we introduced Hector S. De Leon’s Constitution Commentary, “Textbook on the Philippine Constitution” and shared his point on the first sentence of Section 1, “Public office is a public trust.More »

Video-Preamble of the 1987 Philippines constitutionConstitution Article 11:1 |
The Accountability of Public Officers

Section 1. Public office is a public trust. Public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives.

Constitution Article 11:1, within the last article, we shared the introduction, and within this article, we hope to bring forth a more detailed meaning of our introduction. More »

Video-Preamble of the 1987 Philippines constitutionConstitution Article 11:1 |
The Accountability of Public Officers

Section 1. Public office is a public trust. Public officers and employees must, at all times, be accountable to the people, serve them with utmost responsibility, integrity, loyalty, and efficiency; act with patriotism and justice, and lead modest lives.

Constitution Article 11:1 is part of the accountability that a public officer must perform to each and every person despite if they are an upper class, a lower class or even a government official themselves.

It says very clearly that More »