Affidavit of Legitimation Sample 2


  WE, JEFFREY R. REYES and MARIE L. SANTOS, both of legal age, Filipinos, husband and wife, respectively, and presently residing at _______________________ after having been duly sworn to in accordance with law, depose and state:

1. That we had lived together as husband and wife without the benefit of marriage as contemplated by the New Civil Code of the Philippines; 

2. That out of our union, a child named Ashley Santos Reyes was conceived and born on 20 June 2012 at Manaoag, Pangasinan registered in the Local Civil Registrar of Manaoag, Pangasinan under civil registry number 08858 on 24 August 2009 (copy of the Birth Certificate is hereto attached as Annex “A” and shall form an integral part hereof)

3. That the civil status of Ashley in the birth certificate was entered as Illegitimate for the reason that when she was conceived, we were single but were so disqualified to marry each other only because Marie L. Santos was below eighteen (18) years of age;

4. That subsequently on _____________ in Sta. Maria, Bulacan our marriage was solemnized by the mayor of said municipality, Hon. ______________, at his Office (copy of the Marriage Contract is hereto attached as Annex “B” and shall form an integral part hereof);

5. That we are executing this Affidavit to attest to the foregoing facts, for the purpose of complying with the requirements in applying for the legitimation by subsequent marriage of our daughter pursuant to Republic Act 9858 otherwise known as "An Act Providing for the Legitimation of Children Born to Parents Below Marrying Age amending for the Purpose Article 177 of the Family Code of the Philippines, As Amended"and for all legal intents and purposes.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands this ___________________ in _______________Philippines.


Affiant (father)
Philippine Passport  No. _____
Issued at: ________________
Issued on: ________________

Affiant (mother)
Philippine Passport  No. _____
Issued at: ________________
 Issued on: _______________

 SUBCRIBED AND SWORN TO before me this ___________________ in _________________Philippines, affiants exhibiting to me their valid proofs of identification.

Doc. No. _____;
Page No. _____;
Book No. _____;
Series of 2013.