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Philippines Adoption

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Juvenile Records[edit | edit source]

Research use: Valuable in cases of death or divorce of parents with minor children.

Record type: Orphan, adoption, guardianship records.

Time Period: 1926-present.

Content: Names of children, name changes, adoptions, parents, guardians, ages, dates and places of birth, residence, legitimations, legal acknowlegements, decisions.

Location: National Bureau of Records Management, local courts and civil registry offices.

Population coverage: 5%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Philippines,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1986-1999.