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CIVIL CODE PROVISIONS

Preliminary Titles (Articles 1-18)


July 1

Taada v. Tuvera
136 SCRA 27, 24 April 1985 http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1985/apr1985/gr_l63915_1985.html
146 SCRA 446, 29 December 1986http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1986/dec1986/gr_63915_1986.html
Gonzaga v. de David (L-14858, 29 December 1960)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1960/dec1960/gr_l14858_1960.html
Rural Bank v. Court of Appeals (L-32116, 21 April
1981)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1981/apr1981/gr_32116_1981.html
People v. Que Po Lay (94 Phil. 640)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1981/apr1981/gr_32116_1981.html
D.M. Consunji v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 137873, 20 April
2001)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri2001/apr2001/gr_137873_2001.html
Cui v. Arellano University (2 SCRA 205)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1961/may1961/gr_l-15127_1961.html
Floresca v. Philex Mining Corporation (L-30642, 30 April 1985, 136 SCRA
141)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1961/may1961/gr_l-15127_1961.html
Miciano v. Brimo (50 Phil. 867)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1927/nov1927/gr_l-22595_1927.html
Bellis v. Bellis (20 SCRA 358)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1927/nov1927/gr_l-22595_1927.html

Human Relations

Articles 19-26
July 8

Albenson Enterprises v. Court of Appeals (217 SCRA

16)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1993/jan1993/gr_88694_1993.html
Nikko Hotel Manila v. Reyes (G.R. No. 154259, 28 February
2005)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/2005/feb2005/154259.htm

Spouses Quisumbing v. MERALCO (G.R. No. 142943, 3 April


2002)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/2002/apr2002/142943.htm
University of the East v. Jader (G.R. No. 132344, 7 February
2000)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/2000/feb2000/132344.html
Globe Mackay Cable and Radio Corp. v. Court of Appeals (176 SCRA
778)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1989/aug1989/gr_81262_1989.html
St. Louis Realty Corp. v Court of Appeals (133 SCRA
179)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1984/nov1984/gr_l46061_1984.html

Cases on Breach of Promise to Marry


Gashem Shookat Baksh v. Court of Appeals (219 SCRA
115)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1993/feb1993/gr_97336_1993.html
Pe v. Pe (5 SCRA 200)
Wassmer v. Velez (12 SCRA 648)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1964/dec1964/gr_20089_1964.html
Hermosisima v. Court of Appeals (109 Phil. 629)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1960/sep1960/gr_l14628_1960.html
Constantino v. Mendez (209 SCRA 18)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1992/may1992/gr_57227_1992.html
Tenchavez v. Escano (122 Phil. 752)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1965/nov1965/gr_l-19671_1965.html

Article 36
Spouses Yu v. PCIB (G.R. No. 147902, 17 March
2006)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/2006/mar2006/G.R.%20No.%20147902.htm

Donato v. Luna (G.R. No. 53642, 15 April


1988)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1988/apr1988/gr_l_53642_1988.html

Civil Personality

Articles 37-41
Quimiguing v. Icao (34 SCRA 132)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1970/jul1970/gr_26795_1970.html
Geluz v. Court of Appeals (2 SCRA 801)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1961/jul1961/gr_l-16439_1961.html
De Jesus v. Syquia (58 Phil. 866)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1933/nov1933/gr_l-39110_1933.html
Continental Steel Manufacturing Corp. v Montao (G.R. No. 182836, October 13,
2009) http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/2009/october2009/182836.htm

Article 43
Limjuco v. Estate of Pedro Fragante (45 O.G. No. 9, p. 397)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1948/apr1948/gr_l770_1948.html
Dumlao v. Quality Plastics (G.R. No. L-27956, 30 April
1976)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1976/apr1976/gr_27956_1976.html

FAMILY CODE
Requisites of Marriage

Article 1
PT&T v. NLRC (272 SCRA 596)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/1997/may1997/118978.htm
Goitia v. Campos-Rueda (35 Phil. 252)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1916/nov1916/gr_l-11263_1916.html
Balogbog v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 83598, 7 March
1997)http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/jurisprudence/1997/mar1997/83598.htm

Articles 2-6

Cosca v. Palaypayon (237 SCRA


249)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1994/sep1994/am_mtj_92_721_1994.html
Enriquez v. Velez (185 SCRA 45)
Wassmer v. Velez (12 SCRA 648)
Alcantara v. Alcantara (G.R. No. 167746, August 28, 2007)

Articles 7-10
Navarro v. Domagtoy (A.M. No. MTJ-96-1088, 19 July 1996)
Aranas v. Judge Occiano (A.M. No. MTJ-02-1309, 11 April 2002)
Laxamana v. Baltazar (92 Phil. 32)

Article 22
Lim Tanhu v. Ramolete (66 SCRA 425)
Vda. De Chua v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 116835, 5 March 1998)

Article 25
Republic v. Court of Appeals and Castro (G.R. No. 103047, 12 September 1994)

Article 26
(Correlate with Articles 15-18, Civil Code)
Garcia v. Recio (G.R. No. 138322, 2 October 2002)
Roehr v. Rodriguez (G.R. No. 142820, 2 October 2002)
Pilapil v. Ibay-Somera (174 SCRA 653)
Van Dorn v. Romillo (139 SCRA 139)
Cang v. Court of Appeals (296 SCRA 128)
Tenchavez v. Escano (122 Phil. 752)
Republic v. Orbecido (G.R. No. 154380, 5 October 2005)

Marriages Exempt from the License Requirement

Articles 27-34
Ninal v. Bayadog (328 SCRA 122)
Manzano v. Sanchez (A.M. No. MTJ-00-1329, 8 March 2001)
Cosca v. Palaypayon (237 SCRA 249)
Mariategui v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 57062, 24 January 1992)
Republic v. Dayot (G.R. No. 175581, March 28, 2008)

Void and Voidable Marriages (Articles 35-54)

Article 34
Domingo v. Court of Appeals (226 SCRA 572)
Ninal v. Bayadog (328 SCRA 122)

Article 36
Republic v. Molina (G.R. No. 108763, 13 February 1997)
Louel Santos v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 112019, 4 January 1995)
Marcos vs. Marcos (G.R. No. 136490, October 19, 2000)
Republic v. Quintero-Hamano (G.R. No. 149498, 20 May 2004)
Choa v. Choa (H.R. No. 1473376, 26 November 2002)
Antonio v. Reyes (G.R. No. 155800, 10 March 2006)
Chi Ming Tsoi v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 119190, 16 January 1997)
Armida Ferraris v. Brix Ferraris (G.R. No. 162368, 17 July 2006)
Navarro v. Navarro (G.R. No. 162049, 13 April 2007)
Te v. Te (G.R. No. 161793, 13 February 2009)
Tenebro v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 150758, February 18, 2004)

Article 40
Morigo v. People (G.R. No. 145226, 6 February 2004)
Weigel v. Sempio-Dy (143 SCRA 449)
Terre v. Terre (211 SCRA 6)
Valdes v. RTC (260 SCRA 221)
People v. Aragon (100 Phil. 1033)
Mercado v. Mercado (337 SCRA 122)
Bobis v. Bobis (G.R. No. 138509, July 31, 2000)
Cario v. Cario, 403 Phil. 861 (2001)
De Castro v. De Castro (G.R. No. 160172, February 13, 2008)

Articles 41-42 and Absence


(Correlate with Civil Code, Articles 381-396)

Republic v. Nolasco (220 SCRA 20)


Lukban v. Republic (L-8492, 29 February 1956)
In Re Gue (G.R. No. L-14058, March 24, 1960)
Armas v. Calisterio (G.R. No. 136467, 6 April 2000)
Republic v. Callejo (G.R. No. 159614, 9 December 2005)
SSS v. Bailon (G.R. No. 165545, March 24, 2006) 485 SCRA 376
Valdez v. Republic (G.R. No. 180863, September 8, 2009)

Article 45-46
Anaya v. Palaroan (36 SCRA 97)
Buccat v. Buccat (72 Phil. 19)
Aquino v. Delizo (109 Phil. 21)
Jimenez v. Canizares (L-12790, 31 August 1960)

Almelor v. RTC (G.R. No. 179620, 26 August 2008)

Article 48-49
Sin v. Sin (G.R. No. 137590, 26 March 2001)
Ocampo v. Florenciano (107 Phil. 35)
Tuason v. Court of Appeals (256 SCRA
168)http://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri1996/apr1996/gr_116607_1996.html
Padilla-Rumbasa v. Rumbasa (G.R. No. 166738, August 14, 2009)

Legal Separation
Articles 55-67
After Midterms
Lapuz-Sy v. Eufemio (43 SCRA 177)
Gandionco v. Penaranda (G.R. No. L-7294, 27 November 1987)
Bugayong v. Ginez (G.R. No. L-10033, 28 December 1956)
Brown v. Yambao (102 Phil. 168)

Article 58
Pacete v. Carriaga (231 SCRA 321)

Article 63
Macadandang v. Court of Appeals (108 SCRA 314)

Rights and Obligations Between Husband and Wife


Articles 68-73

Article 68
Potenciano v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 139789, 139808, 19 July 2001)

Goitia v. Campo-Rueda (35 Phil. 252)


Ty v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 127406, 27 November 2000)
Ilusorio v. Bildner (G.R. No. 139789, 12 May 2000)

Article 73
Ayala Investments v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 118305, 12 February 1998)

Property Relations

Article 87
Agapay v. Palang (276 SCRA 341)
Arcaba v. Tabancura Vda. De Batocael (G.R. No. 146683, 22 November 2001)
San Luis v. San Luis (G.R. No. 133743, 6 February 2007)
Malang v. Moson (G.R. No. 119064, 22 August 2000)

Articles 94-96
Uy v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 109557, 29 November 2000)
De Leon v. De Leon (G.R. No. 185063, July 23, 2009)

Article 101
Dela Cruz v. Dela Cruz (130 Phil. 324)
Partosa-Jo v. Court of Appeals (216 SCRA 692)

Article 102
BA Finance Corp. v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 61464, 28 May 1988)
Johnson & Johnson v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 102692, 23 September 1996)

Article 109

Spouses Laperal v. Spouses Katigbak (90 Phil. 77)


Villanueva v. Intermediate Appellate Court (192 SCRA 21)

Article 115-116
Bank of Philippine Islands v. Posadas (56 Phil. 215)
Wong v. Intermediate Appellate Court (200 SCRA 792)

Article 121-122
Ayala Investments v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 118305, 12 February 1998)
Carlos v. Abelardo (G.R. No. 146504, 4 April 2002)
Mariano v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 51283, June 7, 1989, 174 SCRA 59)
Ching v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 124642, February 23, 2004)
Buado v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 145222, April 24, 2009)

Property Regime of Unions without Marriage

Article 147
Mallilin v. Castro (G.R. No. 136803, 16 June 2000)
Valdes v. RTC (260 SCRA 221)
Francisco v. Master Iron Works Construction Corp. (G.R. No. 151967, 16 February 2005)
Abing v. Waeyan (G.R. No. 146294, July 31, 2006)

Article 148
Agapay v. Palang (276 SCRA 341)
Juaniza v. Jose (89 SCRA 306)
Tumlos v. Fernandez (G.R. No. 137650, 12 April 2000)

The Family as an Institution

Article 149
Docena v. Lapesura (G.R. No. 140153, 28 March 2001)

Article 150
Martinez v. Martinez (G.R. No. 162084, 28 June 2005)
Hontiveros v. RTC (G.R. No. 125465, 19 June 1999)

Article 151
Manalo v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 129242, 16 January 2001)
Albano v. Gapusan (A.M. No. 1022-MJ, 7 May 1976)

The Family Home

Articles 152-162
Modequillo v. Breva (185 SCRA 766)
Manacop v. Court of Appeals (277 SCRA 941)
Arriola v. Arriola (G.R. No. 177703, January 28, 2008)

Paternity and Filiation

Article 164-166
Angeles v. Maglaya (G.R. No. 153798, September 2, 2005)
Andal v. Macaraig (89 Phil. 165)
Benitez-Badua v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 105625, 24 January 1994)

Article 167
Concepcion v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 123450, 31 August 2005)

Articles 170-171
Liyao v. Liyao (G.R. No. 138961, 7 March 2002)

Article 172
Eceta v. Eceta (G.R. No. 157037, 20 May 2004)
Constantino v. Mendez (209 SCRA 18)
Bernabe v. Alejo (G.R. No. 140500, 21 January 2002)
Jison v. Court of Appeals (G.R. No. 124853, 24 February 1998)
De la Cruz v. Garcia (G.R. No. 177728, July 31, 2009)

Article 173
Conde v. Abaya (13 Phil. 249)

Article 176
Marquino v. Intermediate Appellate Court (G.R. No. 72078, 27 June 1994)

Articles 177-180
Angeles v. Tabiliran (249 SCRA 447)

Adoption
Rep. Act No. 8552 Domestic Adoption Law
Rep. Act No. 8043 The Law on Inter-Country Adoption

Teotico v. Del Val (249 SCRA 447)


Republic v. Court of Appeals and Bobiles (205 SCRA 356)
Tamargo v. Court of Appeals (209 SCRA 518)

Landingin v. Republic (G.R. No. 164948, June 27, 2006)


In re Lim (G.R. No. 168992-93, 21 May 2009)

Support
Articles 194-208

Javier v. Lucero (94 Phil. 634)


Goitia v. Capos-Rueda (35 Phil. 252)
De Asis v. De Asis (303 SCRA 176)

Parental Authority (Articles 209-233)


Salientes v. Abanilla (G.R. No. 162734, August 29, 2006)
Espiritu v. Court of Appeals (242 SCRA 362)
Amadora v. Court of Appeals (160 SCRA 697)
Ylarde v. Aquino (163 SCRA 697)
St. Marys Academy v. Carpetanos (G.R. No. 143363, 6 February 2002)
Tamargo v. Court of Appeals (209 SCRA 518)
Libi v. Intermediate Appellate Court (209 SCRA 518)

Final Civil Code Provisions

Use of Surnames
Articles 364-380
Laperal v. Republic (G.R. No. L-18008, 30 October 1962)
Llaneta v. Agrava (G.R. No. L-32054, 15 May 1974)

Civil Registrar
Arts. 407-413
Rep. Act. No. 9048 - Clerical errors

Rule 108, Rules of Court


Republic v. Cagandahan (G.R. No. 166676, 12 September 2008)