JUCO LAW FIRM – Atty. Mary Ann Juco

We are prepared to advise and assist you with respect to your legal requirements, ranging from family law issues like nullity/annulment of marriage, judicial recognition of foreign divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support and violence against women and children – VAWC, as well as property relations, contracts and litigation in civil disputes and case appeals. (Expert Child Support Philippines).

We care about your legal concerns and offer excellent client service from the beginning to the completion of the legal process. Client satisfaction is our primary goal. We want to be your law firm, the one you come to with your legal issues and the law office you recommend to others.

Child Custody and Support in the Philippines

What we should know about Child Custody and Support

What is the definition of support?

“Art. 194 of the Family Code defines support as that which “comprises everything indispensable for sustenance, dwelling, clothing, medical attendance, education and transportation, in keeping with the financial capacity of the family.

The education of the person entitled to be supported referred to in the preceding paragraph shall include his schooling or training for some profession, trade or vocation, even beyond the age of majority. Transportation shall include expenses in going to and from school, or to and from place of work.”

Who are obliged to give support?

  1. The spouses;
  2. 2. Legitimate ascendants and descendants;
  3. Parents and their legitimate children and the legitimate and illegitimate children of the latter;
  4. Parents and their illegitimate children and the legitimate and illegitimate children of the latter; and
  5. Legitimate brothers and sisters, whether of the full or half blood.

How shall be the amount of support be determined, reduced or increased?

The amount of support shall be in proportion to the resources or means of the giver and to the necessities of the recipient.

Support shall be reduced or increased proportionately, according to the reduction or increase of the necessities of the recipient and the resources or means of the person obliged to furnish the same.(632) 7907-8863
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