Persons who may be adopted

Under Sec. 8 of Republic Act No. 8552 or Domestic Adoption Act: (a) Any person below eighteen (18) years of age who has been administratively or judicially declared available for adoption; (b) The legitimate son/daughter of one spouse by the other spouse; (c) An illegitimate son/daughter by a qualified adopter to improve his/her status to that … Continue reading Persons who may be adopted

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Persons who may adopt

Under Sec. 7 of Republic Act No. 8552 or Domestic Adoption Act: (a) Any Filipino citizen of legal age, in possession of full civil capacity and legal rights, of good moral character, has not been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, emotionally and psychologically capable of caring for children, at least sixteen (16) years older than … Continue reading Persons who may adopt

G.R. No. 94147 Republic v. Toledano, et. al. June 8, 1994

Facts: A verified petition was filed before the RTC of Iba, Zambales by spouses Alvin A. Clouse and Evelyn A. Clouse, both aliens, seeking to adopt the minor, Solomon Joseph Alcala, the younger brother of Evelyn who has been under their care and custody for quite a time. Alvin is a natural born US citizen. … Continue reading G.R. No. 94147 Republic v. Toledano, et. al. June 8, 1994