NEPOMUCENO V. CA, 139 SCRA 206 (1985)
DOCTRINE: While the general rule is that the probate court's area of inquiry is limited to the
extrinsic validity of the will, practical considerations may compel the probate court to pass upon
matters of intrinsic va
SUPREME COURT REPORTS ANNOTATED
Delgado Vda. de De la Rosa vs. Heirs of Marciana
Rustia Vda. de Damian
G.R. No. 155733. January 27, 2006.
IN THE MATTER OF THE INTESTATE ESTATES OF
THE DECEASED JOSEFA DELGADO AND GUILLERMO
CARLOTA DELGADO VDA.
G.R. No. 169144.
January 26, 2011.*
IN RE: IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION TO
APPROVE THE WILL OF RUPERTA PALAGANAS WITH
PRAYER FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL
ADMINISTRATOR, MANUEL MIGUEL PALAGANAS and
BENJAMIN GREGORIO PALAGANAS, petitioners, vs.
G.R. No. 192916.
October 11, 2010.*
MANUEL A. ECHAVEZ, petitioner, vs. DOZEN
CORPORATION and THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF
CEBU CITY, respondents.
Civil Law Donations Donation Mortis Causa A donation
mortis causa must comply with t
G.R. No. 187056.
September 20, 2010.*
JARABINI G. DEL ROSARIO, petitioner, vs. ASUNCION
G. FERRER, substituted by her heirs, VICENTE, PILAR,
ANGELITO, FELIXBERTO, JR., all surnamed G.
FERRER, and MIGUELA FERRER ALTEZA, respondents.
Donations Donations Int
Note.The basis for fixing the minimum term is the
prescribed penalty, and not the imposable penalty. (People
vs. Temporada, 574 SCRA 258 )
G.R. No. 189776.
December 15, 2010.*
AMELIA P. ARELLANO, represented by her duly
appointed guardians, AGNE
Corona (C.J., Chairperson), Velasco, Jr., LeonardoDe
Castro and Perez, JJ., concur.
Petition dismissed, resolution affirmed.
Note.The requirement that a petition for certiorari
must contain the actual addresses of all the petitioners and
G.R. No. 185226.
February 11, 2010.*
CORAZON M. GREGORIO, as administratrix of the estate
litigated in the case below, RAMIRO T. MADARANG, and
the heirs of CASIMIRO R. MADARANG, JR., namely:
Estrelita L. Madarang, Consuelo P. Madarang, Casimiro
G.R. No. 168970. January 15, 2010.*
CELESTINO BALUS, petitioner, vs. SATURNINO
BALUS and LEONARDA BALUS VDA. DE CALUNOD,
Civil Law Property Succession Inheritance What
consists inheritance The rights to a persons succession are
guardian ad litem, and the admission of the petition,
together with his appointment as guardian ad litem by the
Court of Appeals, gives him the authority to file the
petition and to sign the requisite certification on nonforum
shopping. (Rivero v. Court o
employment initiated by the employer through no fault of
the employees and without prejudice to the latter, resorted
by management during periods of business recession,
industrial depression, or seasonal fluctuatio
G.R. No. 183053.
October 10, 2012.*
EMILIO A.M. SUNTAY III, petitioner, vs. ISABEL
Remedial Law Special Proceedings Administrators The
paramount consideration in the appointment of an administrator
over the estate of a deceden
G.R. No. 137582.
August 29, 2012.*
JOSE I. MEDINA, petitioner, vs. HON. COURT OF
APPEALS and HEIRS OF THE LATE ABUNDIO
CASTAARES, Represented by ANDRES CASTAARES,
Civil Procedure Appeals Petition for Review on Certiorari It
is axiomatic that
G.R. No. 122880. April 12, 2006.
FELIX AZUELA, petitioner, vs. COURT OF APPEALS,
GERALDA AIDA CASTILLO substituted by ERNESTO G.
Wills and Succession Notarial Will Attestation Clause The
enactment of the Civil Code in 1950 did put
VOL. 509, NOVEMBER 30, 2006
Rodriguez vs. Lim
G.R. No. 135817. November 30, 2006.
REYNALDO RODRIGUEZ and NANCY A. RODRIGUEZ,
petitioners, vs. CONCORDIA ONG LIM, EURESTES LIM
AND ELMER LIM, respondents.
Parent and Child Filiation Manner of Establishi
SUPREME COURT REPORTS ANNOTATED
Heirs of Rosendo Lasam vs. Umengan
G.R. No. 168156. December 6, 2006.
HEIRS OF ROSENDO LASAM, Represented by Rogelio
Lasam and Atty. Edward P. Llonillo, petitioners, vs.
VICENTA UMENGAN, respondent.
Appeals The techni
Icasiano vs. Icasiano
IN THE MATTER OF THE TESTATE ESTATE OF THE LATE JOSEFA VILLACORTE.
CELSO ICASIANO, petitioner-appellee,
NATIVIDAD ICASIANO and ENRIQUE ICASIANO, oppositors-appellants.
Notes: (from business dictionary)
Definition of duplicate cop
Reyes v. Barreto-Datu
REYES V. BARRETTO-DATU, 19 SCRA 85 (1967)
DOCTRINE: Preterition is the omission of one, some or all compulsory heirs in the direct line,
whether living at the time of the death of the testator, or born subsequent thereto. Among
NELSON CABALES and RITO CABALES v. CA, Sps. Feliano
G.R. No. 162421; August 31, 2007
531 scra 691
Rufino Cabales died and left a parcel of land to his surviving wife Saturnina and children Bonifacio,
Albino, Francisco, Leonora, Albe
Prepared by: Nina Castillo
TEODORO R. YANGCO vs . MANUEL LASERNA
TOPIC: LIMITED LIABILITY RULE
Ship was totally lost because of negligence of captain when the ship proceeded to travel despite being
overloaded and warnings of bad weather. The main
Edroso v. Sabalan
EDROSO VS. SABLAN (1913)
Marcelina Edroso, petitioner-appellant,
Pablo and Basilio Sablan, opponents-appellees
DOCTRINE: A reservor's right to the reservable property is not just usufructuary in nature. The
reservor, having inherited
Roberts v. Leonidas
ETHEL GRIMM ROBERTS V. HON. LEONIDAS, MAXINE TATE-GRIMM ET AL, 129
SCRA 33 (1984)
FACTS: Edward Grimm was an American residing in Manila until his death in 1977. He was
survived by his 2nd wife (Maxine), their two children (Pete and Li
Abellana-Bocayo v Ferraris-Borromeo
ABELLANA-BACAYO V. FERRARIS-BORROMEO, 14 SCRA 986 (1965)
DOCTRINE: As an exception to the general rule that the right of representation is available only in
the descending line, Art. 975 of the Civil Code permits repres
SUPREME COURT REPORTS ANNOTATED
Capitle vs. Elbambuena
G.R. No. 169193. November 30, 2006.
SPOUSES ILUMINADA CAPITLE and CIRILO CAPITLE,
petitioners, vs. FORTUNATA ELBAMBUENA and
ROSALINDA C. OLAR, respondents.
Civil Law Succession Surviving Spouse
VOL. 479, JANUARY 20, 2006
Adlawan vs. Adlawan
G.R. No. 161916. January 20, 2006.
ARNELITO ADLAWAN, petitioner, vs. EMETERIO M.
ADLAWAN and NARCISA M. ADLAWAN, respondents.
Wills and Succession Illegitimate Children The death of the
father of an all
VOL. 502, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
Guy vs. Court of Appeals
G.R. No. 163707. September 15, 2006.
MICHAEL C. GUY, petitioner, vs. HON. COURT OF
APPEALS, HON. SIXTO MARELLA, JR., Presiding Judge,
RTC, Branch 138, Makati City and minors, KAREN
DANES WEI and
VOL. 508, NOVEMBER 27, 2006
Seangio vs. Reyes
G.R. Nos. 14037172. November 27, 2006.
DY YIENG SEANGIO, BARBARA D. SEANGIO and
VIRGINIA D. SEANGIO, petitioners, vs. HON. AMOR A.
REYES, in her capacity as Presiding Judge, Regional Trial
G.R. No. 165748.
September 14, 2011.*
HEIRS OF POLICRONIO M. URETA, SR., namely:
CONRADO B. URETA, MACARIO B. URETA, GLORIA
URETAGONZALES, ROMEO B. URETA, RITA URETA
SOLANO, NENA URETATONGCUA, VENANCIO B.
URETA, LILIA URETATAYCO, and HEIRS OF