If you are indigent, you may be able to file the case without cost.
The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) may be able to handle your case if you pass the Indigency Test, that is if your net income does not exceed Php 14,000 a month in Metro Manila and Php 13,000 – Php 12,000 a month elsewhere.
Otherwise, it is not absolutely free.
There are fees attributed to annulment like the filing fee that you need to pay in court. The bulk of the expense comes from the attorney’s fee. You may be able to find organizations like a local IBP chapter who accepts pro-bono cases including annulment cases.
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