Buena’s Dias amigos amigas!
The Philippines remains one of the few countries who does not have a law legalizing divorce and we can clearly see that our catholic orientation has been a dominant factor. The Philippines has the biggest Christian population in all of Asia. We are very conservative. We take pride in our religion. We take pride in being a conservative Christian country. Even in our constitution, our book of laws, the presence of God is within its provisions. From this repeated situation of us, is the Philippines ready for a divorce law? In your observation from the news on TV, newspapers and internet, what is a divorce law? First, let us see how many percent of divorce in the selected years. Michigan Statistics. Now, let proceed to the divorce law.
What is a divorce law? Divorce or dissolution of marriage is a legal process in which a judge or other authority dissolves the bonds of matrimony existing between two persons, thus restoring them to the marital status of being single. A divorce does not declare a marriage null and void, as in an annulment, but rather declares that a fully consummated marriage is irretrievably broken and that it should be dissolved, allowing the parties to marry other individuals. They are Ilagan’s bill proposes 5 grounds of divorce:
1. Couples who want to avail of divorce will nee to fulfill at least one of the conditions set forth in the bill if it is becomes law. 2. May apply for divorce include those who have been separated for 5 years or already legally separated for 2 years. 3. When the couple have the situation or condition for legal separation such as marital infidelity, abandonment and domestic violence. 4. Grounds for legal separation may also apply when these same grounds have already caused the irreparable breakdown of the marriage. 5. Physiological incapacity, causing one’s failure to comply with essential marital obligations and understandable difference will also be recognized as...
Please join StudyMode to read the full document