This weeks RCL Gospel reading is Mark 10:2-16. Whereabouts of the husband not known for four years; Husband has neglected or failed to provide maintenance; Husband has sentenced to imprisonment for a period of seven years or upwards; Husband failed to perform marital obligations for a period of three years; Husband was impotent at the time of marriage; Husband has been insane for two years; She was married when she was minor; Husband treats with cruelty; Leads an infamous life; Attempts to force her immoral life; Venereal disease; Incurable form of leprosy; Disposes of her property; Obstructs her in observance of her religious practice; If she cannot live with the husband within the limitation imposed by the Almighty Allah.
Finally, although the law requires one spouse to sue the other for divorce, in practice the husband and wife who no longer wish to be married can often reach a settlement of divorce in a more friendly way (this friendly agreement” must be accepted by the court).
The sort of people who are searching for information dealing with divorce in the Philippines are mainly foreigners who have met a beautiful Filipina and discovered that she is already legally married but has been separated or abandoned by her husband for several years.
Lack of authority of solemnizing officerÂ (those solemnized by any person not legally authorized to perform marriages, unless such marriages were contracted with either or both parties believing in good faith that the solemnizing officer had the legal authority to do so).
For married couples, filing separate tax returns is incredibly costly, so if you and your spouse can agree to continue to file jointly until the divorce is final, you will save yourself a lot of money. Tough times don’t last, tough people do, this is the advice for all of you going through the turmoil of divorce.