Comprehensive Guidelines on Psychological Capacity

The detailed list in the determination of Psychological Incapacity was laid down by the High Court in the case of Republic vs. Molina. In the interpretation and application of Art. 36 of the Family Code, the Court handed down the guidelines for the guidance of the bench and the bar: Two amici curiae, namely,  The […]

Republic v. Matias-Dagdag

Facts On September 7, 1975, Erlinda Matias married Avelino Parangan Dagdag. A week after the wedding, Avelino started leaving his family without explanation. He would disappear for months, and suddenly reappear for a few months, then disappear again.  When he was with family, he indulged in drinking sprees with friends and would return home drunk. He would force […]

Chi Ming Tsoi v CA Digest

“Love is Useless Unless Shared” CHI MING TSOI, petitioner,vs.COURT OF APPEALS and GINA LAO-TSOI, respondents. IN RELATION TO COURSE: Persons under Psychological Incapacity, Nullity of marriage by reason of protracted avoidance of sex FACTS Sometime on May 22, 1988, Chi Ming Tsoi and Gina Lao-Tsoi got married. On their first night as husband and wife, […]