Chapter 3:

Incidents Involving Parental Authority

(The Family Code of the Philippines)

Article 249

Petitions filed under Articles 223, 225 and 235 of this Code involving parental authority shall be verified.  (n)

Article 250

Such petitions shall be verified and filed in the proper court of the place where the child resides.  (n)

Article 251

Upon the filing of the petition, the court shall notify the parents or, in their absence or incapacity, the individuals, entities or institutions exercising parental authority over the child.  (n)

Article 252

The rules in Chapter 2 hereof shall also govern summary proceedings under this Chapter insofar as they are applicable.  (n)

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