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6.

Allowance of Will proved Outside of the Philippines and Administration of


Estate thereunder (Rule 77)
a.
b.
c.
d.

Will Proved outside Philippines may be allowed


Notice of Hearing for Allowance
When will allowed and effect thereof
Estate, how determined

Cases:
Salud Teodoro vda. De Perez vs. Hon. Zotico A. Toleto 232 SCRA 722
In Re Testate Estate of Deceased Jose B. Suntay 95 Phil 500
Johannes et. al. vs. D Almeida 44 Phil 212
Tinyag vs. Benguet Consolidated, Inc. Nov. 29, 1968
Cayetano vs. Leonides 129 SCRA 522
Leon vs. Manufacturers Life Ins. Co. 90 Phil 459
Palaganas vs. Palaganas 1/26/11
7. Letters Testamentary and of Administration When and Whom Issued (Rule 78)
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.

Who are incompetent to serve as executors/administrators


Executor of Executor not to administer estate
When married woman may serve
Letters testamentary issued when wills allowed
When some co-executors disqualified others may act
When and to whom letters of administration granted

Cases:
Epifanio San Juan, Jr. vs. Judge Ramon Cruz, GR No. 167321, July 31, 2006
Emilio A.M. Suntay III vs. Isabel Cojuangco-Suntay, GR No.183053, Oct. 10,
2012
Hilado vs. CA, GR No. 164108, May 8, 2009, 587 SCRA 464
Sison vs. Teodoro 98 Phil 680
Gabriel vs. CA, Aug. 7, 1992/ 212 SCRA 179
Tan vs. Gedono, 3/14/08
Heirs of the late Sps. Flaviano Maglasang, GR No. 171206, 9/23/13
Matute vs. CA, 26 SCRA 768