Stronghold Insurance vs. Felix, G.R. No. 148090, November 28, 2006

Facts: Emerita Garon (“Garon”) filed an action for sum of money against Project Movers Realty and Development Corporation (“Project Movers”) and Stronghold Insurance Company, Inc. (“Stronghold Insurance”). The RTC granted Garon’s motion for summary judgment. The trial court rendered judgment in favor of Garon and motion for execution pending appeal. The trial court granted Garon’sContinue reading “Stronghold Insurance vs. Felix, G.R. No. 148090, November 28, 2006

Bañez vs. Bañez, G.R. No. 132592, January 23, 2002

Facts: On September 23, 1996, the RTC decreeing among others the legal separation between petitioner and respondent on the ground of the latter’s sexual infidelity; the dissolution of their conjugal property relations and the division of the net conjugal assets; the forfeiture of respondent’s one-half share in the net conjugal assets in favor of theContinue reading “Bañez vs. Bañez, G.R. No. 132592, January 23, 2002”

REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW 1

        CIVIL PROCEDURE (As amended by A.M. No. 19-10-20-SC, effective May 1, 2020)   JURISDICTION Classes of Jurisdiction Jurisdiction according to its nature: original, appellate Jurisdiction according to its object; corresponding principles over the subject matter Is conferred by Law Except with the SC with is Conferred by the Constitution over the persons of theContinue reading “REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW 1”

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES VS. BRENDO P. PAGAL, G.R. No. 241257, September 29, 2020

Facts: Petitioner during his arraignment on August 20, 2009, accused-appellant pleaded “guilty” to the crime charged. The RTC found the plea to be voluntary and with full understanding of its consequences. Thus, it directed the prosecution to present evidence to prove the guilt of accused-appellant and to determine the exact degree of his culpability inContinue reading “PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES VS. BRENDO P. PAGAL, G.R. No. 241257, September 29, 2020”

LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, vs. EUGENIO DALAUTA, G.R. No. 190004, August 8, 2017

Facts: Respondent Eugenio Dalauta (Dalauta) was the registered owner of an agricultural land in Florida, Butuan City, with an area of 25.2160 hectares and covered by Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) No. T-1624. The land was placed by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) under compulsory acquisition of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) asContinue reading “LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, vs. EUGENIO DALAUTA, G.R. No. 190004, August 8, 2017

LOLOY UNDURAN vs. RAMON ABERASTURI, October 20, 2015, G.R. No. 181284

Facts: Petitioners are members of the Miarayon, Lapok, Lirongan, Talaandig Tribal Association (MILALITTRA), or Talaandig tribe, who claimed to have been living since birth on the land located at Barangay Miarayon, Talakag, Bukidnon, Mindanao, which they inherited from their forefathers. On the other hand, respondents, represented by attorney-in-fact Ramon Aberasturi, claimed to be the lawfulContinue reading “LOLOY UNDURAN vs. RAMON ABERASTURI, October 20, 2015, G.R. No. 181284

CE CASECNAN WATER and ENERGY COMPANY, INC., vs. THE PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA, G.R. No. 196278, June 17, 2015

Facts: On June 26, 1995, petitioner and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) entered into a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract known as the “Amended and Restated Casecnan Project Agreement” (Casecnan Contract) relative to the construction and development of the Casecnan Multi-Purpose Irrigation and Power Project (Casecnan Project) in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija and Alfonso Castaneda, Nueva Vizcaya. TheContinue reading CE CASECNAN WATER and ENERGY COMPANY, INC., vs. THE PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA, G.R. No. 196278, June 17, 2015

DANILO A. DUNCANO vs. SANDIGANBAYAN, G.R. No. 191894, July 15, 2015

Facts: Petitioner Danilo A. Duncano is, at the time material to the case, the Regional Director of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) with Salary Grade 26 as classified under Republic Act (R.A.) No. 6758.3 On March 24, 2009, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP), Office of the Ombudsman, filed a criminal case againstContinue reading “DANILO A. DUNCANO vs. SANDIGANBAYAN, G.R. No. 191894, July 15, 2015”

LAGMAN ET. AL vs. PIMENTEL III ET. AL, G.R. No. 235935, February 6, 2018

Facts: On May 23, 2017, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte issued Proclamation No. 216, declaring a state of martial law and suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the whole of Mindanao for a period not exceeding sixty (60) days, to address the rebellion mounted by members of the Maute Group and AbuContinue reading “LAGMAN ET. AL vs. PIMENTEL III ET. AL, G.R. No. 235935, February 6, 2018”

Regulus Dev. Inc. vs. De la Cruz, G.R. No. 198172, January 25, 2016

Facts: The petitioner is the owner of an apartment (San Juan Apartments) located at San Juan Street, Pasay City. Antonio dela Cruz (respondent) leased two units (Unit 2002-A and Unit 2002-B) of the San Juan Apartments in 1993 and 1994. The contract of lease for each of the two units similarly provides a lease periodContinue reading Regulus Dev. Inc. vs. De la Cruz, G.R. No. 198172, January 25, 2016