14. Sps. Eduarte vs. CA.docx - 14 SPOUSES ROMULO AND SALLY EDUARTE Petitioners-versusTHE HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS and PEDRO CALAPINE(substituted by

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14. SPOUSES ROMULO AND SALLY EDUARTE, Petitioners, -versusTHE HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS and PEDRO CALAPINE (substituted by ALEXANDER CALAPINE and ARTEMIS CALAPINE), Respondents. G.R. No. 105944, THIRD DIVISION, February 9, 1996, FRANCISCO, J . Offense Against Donor. - All crimes which offend the donor show ingratitude and are causes for revocation. There is no doubt, therefore, that the donee who commits adultery with the wife of the donor, gives cause for revocation by reason of ingratitude. The crimes against the person of the donor would include not only homicide and physical injuries, but also illegal detention, threats, and coercion; those against honor include offenses against chastity; and those against the property, include robbery, theft, usurpation, swindling, arson, damages, etc. [Manresa 175-176]. Obviously, the first sentence was deleted by petitioners because it totally controverts their contention. As noted in the aforecited opinion "all crimes which offend the donor show ingratitude and are causes for revocation." Petitioners' attempt to categorize the offenses according to their classification under the Revised Penal Code is therefore unwarranted considering that illegal detention, threats and coercion are considered as crimes against the person of the donor despite the fact that they are classified as crimes against personal liberty and security under the Revised Penal Code. FACTS: Pedro Calapine was the registered owner of a parcel of land. On April 26, 1984, he executed a deed ceding one-half portion thereof to his niece Helen S. Doria. On July 26, 1984, another deed identically entitled was purportedly executed by Pedro Calapine ceding unto Helen S. Doria the
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