When marrying in the Philippines, foreign nationals often need a "Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage" document. If you can't get this from your consulate, you can draft one yourself and have it notarized. This document should include your personal details, marital status, eligibility to marry according to your home country's laws, intention to marry a specific person in the Philippines, and your signature. After writing, it must be notarized. Check with Philippine legal professionals or government agencies to ensure it meets all requirements.
In the Philippines, the Contract to Sell and the Deed of Sale are key documents in property transactions, each serving different purposes. Contract to Sell: It's an initial agreement where the seller agrees to sell and the buyer agrees to buy property under specific conditions. The seller maintains ownership until these conditions are fulfilled. Common in pre-selling properties or when immediate full payment isn't possible. It must detail names, property address, description, price, and other terms. Deed of Sale: This legal document records the transfer of property ownership from the seller to the buyer. Ownership transfers immediately upon executing this agreement. Types include Absolute Sale (unconditional ownership transfer) and Conditional Sale (ownership transfers after conditions like full payment are met). It requires detailed information about the parties, the property, and payment terms. Key Differences: Ownership Transfer : The Contract to Sell doesn't transfer ow