Second wife can also be held liable for the crime of bigamy

Check this out. I was interviewed on CNN Philippines in February this year where I discussed the latest decisions of the Supreme Court about the crime of Bigamy. The Supreme Court recently held that the knowledge of the second wife of the fact of her spouse’s existing prior marriage constitutes an indispensable cooperation in the commission of bigamy, which makes her responsible as an accomplice. If you have questions about this video post or will require a legal advise, please

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Can I be held liable for Bigamy?

an I be held liable for Bigamy? This is one of the most common questions that has been filling up our inbox for quite sometime now. One of the emails that we received partly reads: I got married twice in the Philippines in 1990 and second in 1996, only that the second marriage was not registered intentionally. I took all the records of our marriage including the marriage contract from our minister but did not report it to the local

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