Remedial Law

2014 Case Digest: Infant Caram v. Segui

Infant JULIAN YUSAY CARAM, represented by his mother, MA. CHRISTINA YUSAY CARAM, Petitioner, vs. Atty. MARIJOY D. SEGUI, Atty. SALLY D. ESCUTIN, VILMA B. CABRERA, and CELIA C. YANGCO, Respondents G.R. No. 193652               August 5, 2014     PONENTE: Villarama, Jr. TOPIC: Writ of amparo   FACTS:                Petitioner […]

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2014 Case Digest: Spouses Marquez v. Spouses Alindog

SPOUSES NICASIO C. MARQUEZ AND ANITA J. MARQUEZ, Petitioners, vs. SPOUSES CARLITO ALINDOG AND CARMEN ALINDOG, Respondents. G.R. No. 184045               January 22, 2014     PONENTE: Perlas-Bernabe TOPIC: Right of possession, extrajudicial foreclosure, TRO, writ of preliminary injunction   FACTS:                      In June 1998, Anita Marquez […]

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2014 Case Digest: Heirs of Julao v. Alejandro

HEIRS OF TELESFORO JULAO, namely, ANITA VDA. DE ENRIQUEZ, SONIA J. TOLENTINO and RODERICK JULAO, Petitioners, v. SPOUSES ALEJANDRO and MORENITA DE JESUS, Respondents. G.R. No. 176020               September 29, 2014 Ponente: Del Castillo FACTS:                 In 1960, Telesforo Julao filed before DENR two Townsite Sales Applications. Upon his death on June 1, 1971, his applications […]

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Case Ruling: Worldwide Web Corporation vs People

WORLDWIDE WEB CORPORATION and CHERRYLL L. YU, Petitioners, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY, Respondents. G.R. No. 161106               January 13, 2014   PONENTE: Sereno   RULING: Is an application for a search warrant a criminal action? The Supreme Court held that an application for a search warrant is not a […]

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Case Ruling: Villareal vs Aliga

DENNIS T. VILLAREAL, Petitioner, vs CONSUELO C. ALIGA, Respondent. G.R. No 166995               January 13, 2014 PONENTE: Peralta Who has the authority to appeal the criminal aspect of a case in case of an acquittal of the accused? The authority to represent the State in appeals of criminal cases before the Supreme Court and the CA […]

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Case Digest: MARCELINO TAN v. COURT OF APPEALS and JOHN GIBERSON

MARCELINO TAN v. COURT OF APPEALS and JOHN GIBERSON G.R. No. 138526, 16 August 2006, THIRD DIVISION John Giberson filed a complaint against Spouses Marcelino and Dorothy Tan for collection of rentals, replevin and damages filed with the Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC). The RTC ruled in favor of Gilbertson. Spouses Tan filed a Notice […]

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Case Digest: FELICITO G. SANSON et al. v. HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS, FOURTH DIVISION and MELECIA T. SY, AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE INTESTATE ESTATE OF THE LATE JUAN BON FING SY

FELICITO G. SANSON et al. v. HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS, FOURTH DIVISION and MELECIA T. SY, AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE INTESTATE ESTATE OF THE LATE JUAN BON FING SY 401 SCRA 349 (2003), THIRD DIVISION Petitioners Felicito G. Sanson (Felicito), his sister Celedonia (Celedonia) Sanson-Saquin, Eduardo Montinola Jr. and his mother Angeles Montinola (Sanson, et […]

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Case Digest: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES v. LORENZO AND FELICIANA MATEO

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES v. LORENZO AND FELICIANA MATEO 436 SCRA 502 (2004), THIRD DIVISION Respondent spouses Lorenzo and Feliciana Mateo filed a petition for the Reconstitution of the Original Copy as well as the Owner‘s Duplicate Copy of Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) No. T-38769 issued by the Registry of Deeds of Bataan on […]

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Case Digest: PUBLIC INTEREST CENTER INC., et al. v. HONORABLE VICENTE Q. ROXAS, et al.

PUBLIC INTEREST CENTER INC., et al. v. HONORABLE VICENTE Q. ROXAS, et al. 513 SCRA 457 (2007), SECOND DIVISION Respondent National Power Corporation (NPC) entered into a contract with Westinghouse Electric S.A. (WESA), an affiliate or subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Corporation (WESTINGHOUSE), whereby WESA undertook to construct in favor of the NPC a 620-megawatt nuclear […]

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Case Digest: MANIGO K. RAMOS v. PURITA G. ALVENDIA, et al.

MANIGO K. RAMOS v. PURITA G. ALVENDIA, et al. 568 SCRA 239 (2008), SECOND DIVISION Manigo filed a Complaint before the Regional Trial Court of Las Piñas for the cancellation of the titles of Spouses Severino and reconveyance of the parcels of land. Manigo alleged that Hermilina Casalan deceived him, and colluded with Purita Alvendia, by making […]

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