How to File an Annulment in the Philippines
Contact a lawyer to discuss the merits of your petition and whether the grounds exist for you to file a Petition for Annulment of Marriage or a Declaration of Nullity of your marriage.
Annulment of Marriage
Art. 45 of the Family Code of the Philippines lists the grounds for Annulment of Voidable Marriages for causes existing at the time of the marriage.
Declaration of Nullity Void and Voidable Marriages
The grounds for the declaration of nullity can be any of those stated in:
Article 35 – Lack of the Formal and Essential Requisites of Marriage
Article 36 – Psychological Incapacity
Article 37 – Incestuous Marriages
Article 38 – Marriages that are Void by Reason of Public Policy
The majority of Petitions to void marriages in the Philippines are filed on the grounds of Psychological Incapacity.
To see which grounds are the most relevant to your particular case please vist read the post below
We file petitions for annulments only in Metro Manila.