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SUCCESSION By: Atty. Vanessa J.

Bello First Semester (2011)


INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 774 782 Pavia vs. dela Rosa, 8 Phil 70 Pamplona vs. Moreto, 96 SCRA 725 Lorenzo vs. Posadas, 64 Phil 353 Distinctions between heir/devisee/legatee CHAPTER 2: TESTAMENTARY SUCCESSION Article 783-795 Characteristics of will Bustamante vs. Arevalo, 73 Phil 635 Del Rosario vs. Del Rosario, 2 Phil 321 Benedicto vs. Javellana, 10 Phil 197 Dizon-Rivera vs. Dizon, 33 SCRA 554 Vda. De Villanueva vs. Juico, 114 Phil 472 Balanay vs. Martinez, 64 SCRA 452 Vda de Enriquez vs. Abadia, 95 Phil 627 Testate Estate of the Late Abada, Coponong-Noble vs. Abaja & Abellar, Jan 31, 2005 SUBSECTION 2: TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY AND INTENT: Article 796 803 In re: Will of Butalid, 10 Phil 27 Bugnao vs. Ibag, 14 Phil 163 Bagtas vs. Paguio, 22 Phil 227 Hernaez vs. Hernaez, 1 Phil 689 SUBSECTION 3: FORMS OF WILLS Article 803 819 Lee vs. Tambago, Feb 12, 2008 Capitle vs. de Gaban, June 8, 2004 Garcia vs. Lacuesta, 90 Phil 489 Vda de Ramos vs. CA, 81 SCRA 393 Jaboneta vs. Gustilo, 5 Phil 241 Cruz vs. Villasor, 54 SCRA 31 Gabucan vs. Judge Manta, 95 SCRA 752 Garcia vs. Gatchalian, 21 SCRA 1056 Cruz vs. Villasor, 54 SCRA 31 Alvarado vs. Gaviola, Jr, 226 SCRA 347 Gil vs. Marciano, 88 Phil 260 Cuevas vs. Achacoso, 88 Phil 730 Rodriguez vs. Yap, 68 Phil 126 Codoy vs. Calugay, 312 SCRA 333

Ajero vs. CA, 236 SCRA 488 Kalaw vs. Relova, 132 SCRA 237 Distinctions between deaf-mute testator & blind testator SUBSECTION 4: WITNESS TO WILLS Article 820 824 SUBSECTION 5: CODICILS AND INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE Article 825 827 SUBSECTION 6: REVOCATION OF WILLS AND TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS Article 828 834 SUBSECTION 7: REPUBLICATION AND REVIVAL OF WILLS Article 835 837 SUBSECTION 8: ALLOWANCE AND DISALLOWANCE OF WILLS (PROBATE) Article 838 839 Guevara vs. Guevara, 74 Phil 479 Cayetano vs. Leonidad, 129 SCRA 522 Balanay vs. Martinez, 64 SCRA 452 Macam vs. Gatmaitan, 60 Phil 358 Barretto vs. Reyes, 98 Phil 996 Coso vs. Daza, 42 Phil 585 SECTION 2: INSTITUTION OF HEIR Article 840 856 SECTION 3: SUBTITUTION OF HEIRS Article 857 870 Ramirez vs. Vda de Ramirez, 111 SCRA 704 SECTION 4: CONDITIONAL TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITION AND TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS WITH A TERM Article 871 - 885 Miciano vs. Brimo, 50 Phil 867 Santos vs. Buenaventura, 18 SCRA 47 SECTION 5: LEGITIME Article 885 - 914 Arts. 172 & 175 of the Family Code De Aparicio vs. Paraguya, 150 SCRA 279 Sienes vs. Esparcia, 1 SCRA 750 Art 176, 892 of the Family Code Computation, Imputation, Restoration SECTION 6: DISINHIERITANCE Article 915- 923

SECTION 7: LEGACIES AND DEVISES Article 924 959 CHAPTER 3 LEGAL OR INTESTATE SUCCESSION SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 960-962 SUBSECTION 1. : RELATIONSHIP Article 963-969 Estate of Maloto vs. Maloto, 79 SCRA 232 SUBSECTION 2. : RIGHT OF REPRESENTATION Article 970-977 SECTION 2: ORDER OF INTESTATE SUCCESSION SUBSECTION 1. : DESCENDING DIRECT LINE Article 978-984 SUBSECTION 2. : ASCENDING DIRECT LINE Article 985-987 SUBSECTION 3. : ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN Article 988-994 Principle of Absolute separation between the illegitimate family and the illegitimate family. Barrier Iron Curtain In the Matter of the Intestate Estate of Sguinaldo-Suntay, Emilio Suntay III vs. Isabel Cojuanco-Suntay, June 16, 2010 SUBSECTION 4. : SURVIVING SPOUSE Article 995-1002 Santillon vs. Miranda, 14 SCRA 563 SUBSECTION 5. : COLLATERAL RELATIVES Article 1003-1010 Abellana vs. Ferraris, 122 Phil 319 SUBSECTION 6. : THE ESTATE Article 1011-1014 CHAPTER 4 PROVISIONS COMMON TO ESTATE AND INTESTATE SUCCESSION SECTION 1: RIGHT OF ACCRETTION Article 1015-1023 SECTION 2. : CAPACITY TO SUCCEED BY WILL OR BY INTESTACY Article 1024-1040

Resurrecion vs. Javier, 63 Phil 599 Nepomuceno vs. CA, 139 SCRA 217 Institution of the Soul Bellis vs. Bellis, 126 Phil. 726 SECTION 3. : ACCEPTANCE AND REPUDIATION OF THE INHERITANCE Article 1041-1057 SECTION 4. : EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS Article 1058-1060 SECTION 5: COLLATION Article 1060-1077 SECTION 6: PARTITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE ESTATE SUBSECTION 1. : PARTITION Article 1078-1090 Macasaet vs. Macasaet, Sept 30, 2004 Flora vs. Prado, Jan 20, 2004 Aguirre vs. CA, Jan 29, 2004 SUBSECTION 2. : EFFECTS OF PARTITION Article 1091-1096 SUBSECTION 3. : RESCISSION AND NULLITY OF PARTITION Article 1097-1105 TITLE V-PRESCRIPTION CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1105-1116CHAPTER 2 PRESCRIPTION OF OWNERSHIP AND OTHER REAL RIGHTS Article 1117-1138 CHAPTER 3 PRESCRIPTION OF ACTIONS Article 1138-1155