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COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This is a remedial law course based on Rules 72 to 109 of the Rules of court, related laws, rules and
Supreme Court decisions. Subjects include the rules on settlement and administration
of estates of
deceased persons,
wills, letters testamentary and administration,
encumbrances
of property
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decedents, escheat, guardianship,
trusts, hospitalization of insane persons,
adoption, habeas corpus,
writ of amparo, writ of habeas data, change of name, correction of entries in the civil registry, judicial
approval of voluntary recognition of minor children, and absentees.
OBJECTIVE:
At the end of the term, students will be able to solve legal problems
applying the rules on special
proceedings.
REFERENCES:
Rules of Court, Rules 72 to 109
ANIONiO BAUtiStA, BASIC SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
GRADING SYSTEM:
Your final grade for this course will consist of three equal parts:
a) Class participation (quizzes, recitation)
b) Mid-term exam
c) Final exam
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Rules of Court, Rule 72, Sections L and 2
Natcher vs. Court of Appeals, GR No. 133000 (2
October 2001)
Pacific Banking corp. Employees org. vs. court of Appeals, 242 scRA 4gz (1,ggs)
Alan Joseph sheker vs. Estate of Alice sheker, GR No. rs7grz,13 Decembe r 2oo7
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-Rule L, Section 3(c)
-Rules 69 and 74
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-Victoria Bringas Pereira vs. Court of Appeals, GR 81L47, 20 June 1989
-Portugal vs. Portugal-Beltran, GR 155555, 16 August 2005
-Maria Socorro Avelino vs. Court of Appeals, GR No. 115181, 31 March 2000
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lnitiation of probate proceedings
-Jurisdiction and venue
-Petition for allowance of will
-Petition for letters testa me nta ry
-Petition for letters of administration
Readings:
-Rule 73, 75,76,77,79
-Civil Code, Art. 16, 811, 839
-Rule 141, Section 7(d)
-BP 129 as amended, Section L9(4), Sec. 33(1); RA 7691
-Garcia Fule vs. Court of Appeals, GR L-40502 & 42670,29 Mar.74
-Emilia Figuracion-Gerilla vs. Carolina Vda. De Figuracion, et al, GR No. 154322, 22 Aug.2OO6
-Arbolario vs. CA, GR No. 1291.63,22 April 2003
-Felix Azuela vs. CA, GR No. 122880,12 April 2006
-Cynthia C. Alaban vs. CA, GR No. 15602L,23 Sept. 2005
-Fleumer vs. Hix, GR 32636, 17 March 1930
-Alonzo
Q. Ancheta vs. Candelaria Guersey-Dalaygon, GR No. 139868, 8 June 2006
2.3 Appointment and removal of executor or administrator
-Rule 78, Rule 80, Rule 82 Sec. 2 to 4
-Testate Estate of Gregorio Ventura vs. Gregoria Ventura, GR L-26306, 25 April 1988
-Villamor vs. Court of Appeals, GR No. L-41508, 27 June 1988
-Pijuan
vs. Vda. de Gurrea, GR No. l-2I917
,29 November 1966
-Luzon
Surety vs.
Quebrar, GR L-40517, 31 Januarv l-9g4
2.4 Duties and powers of executor
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administrator
-Rule 81, 83, 84, 85, 87, 89
-Hilario
M Ruiz vs. CA, GR 118671, 29 Jan. 1996
-Ana Lim Kalaw vs. lAC, GR 74618, 2 Sept. 1991
-Josephine Pahamotang vs. PNB, GR No. l-56403, 31 March 2005
-Teodora Rioferio vs. CA, GR No. 129008, 13 Jan.2OO4
2.5 Claims against the estate
-Rule 86, 88
-Rule 3, Sec. 16, 20
-Rule 39, Sec. 7
-Union Bank vs. Edmund Santibanez, GR No. 1,49926,23 Feb. 2005
-PNB vs. CA, GR No. 121597, 29 June 2001-
-Aldamiz vs. Judge of CFI of Mindoro, GR L-2020, 29 Dec. 1949
2.5 Distribution and closure of estate
-Rule 90
-Fe D.
Quita vs. CA, GR No. 124862,22 Dec. 1998
-Emilio Pacioles, Jr. vs. Miguela Chuatoco-Ching, GR No. 1,27920,9 August 2005
3. ESCHEATS
-Rule 91
-Republic vs. CA, GR No.
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2002
4. GUARDIANSHIP
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-Rule 92 to 97
-AMC No. 03-02-05-SC, Rule on Guardianship of Minors
-Family Code, Art. 222 to 227
-Bonifacia P. Vancilvs. Helen G. Belmes, GR No. 1,3ZZ23, i"9June 2001
-Parco vs. CA, GR No. 33152,30 Jan. 1982
-Joycelyn Pablo-Gualberto vs. Crisanto Rafaelito Gualberto, GR No. 156254,28 June 2005
-carmen caniza represented by Amparo Evangelista vs. cA, GR No. 1s4994,24 Feb. 1.997
5. TRUSTEES
-Rule 98
-Civil Code, Art. 144O, 1,443-1446
-Social Security System vs. Commission on Audit, GR 149240, 11July 2002
6. ADOPTION AND CUSTODY OF MINORS
-Family Code Arts. 183 to 193
-AM No.02-6-02-SC (22 August 2002)
-AM No. 03-04-04-5C
-RA 8552
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Domestic Adoption Act of 1998
-RA 8043
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Inter-Country Adoption Act of
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-RA 9523
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-Diwata Ramos Landingin vs. Republic of the Philippines, GR No. 1,64948,27 June 2006
-ln the matter of the adoption of Stephanie Nathy Astorga Garcia, Honorato B. Catindig, petitioner,
GR
No. L4831-1, 31, March 2005
-lsabelita 5. Lahom vs. Jose Melvin Sibulo, GR No. I43ggg,14 July 2003
- ln the matter of the adoption of the minor Edwin Villa y Mendoza, GR No. L-ZZS23, Sept.29, 1967
7. PROCEEDlNGS FOR THE HOSPITALIZATION OF INSANE PERSONS
-Rule 1,01
-RPC Art. 12, par.1-
-Chin Ah Foo v. Concepcion, cR 33281. 31 March 1,930
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8. WRITS OF HABEAS CORPUS, HABEAS DATA and AMPARO
-Rule 102
-BP 129, Sec. 21(1), Sec. 39
-AM No.03-04-04-SC, Rule on custody of minors and writ of habeas corpus in relation to custody of
minors (Appendix C, Bautista, Basic Special Proceedings)
-AM No. 7-9-12-SC (Writ of Amparo)
-AM No.08-1-16-SC (Writ of Habeas Data)
-Moncupa vs. Enrile, GR No. 63345,30 Jan. L986
-Glenn Caballes y Chua vs. CA, GR No. 163108, 23 Feb.2005
-ln the matter of application for the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus, Richard Brian Thornton vs.
Adelfa Francisco Thornton, GR No. l-54598, 16 August 2004
-Mardinan vs. Madrinan, GR No. L59374,12 July 2007
-Samuel Barredo y Golani vs. Hon. Vicente Vinarao, GR No. 168728,2 Aug. 2007
-ln the matter of the petition for habeas corpus, Engr. Ashraf Kunting, GR No. 1,671,93,19 April 2006
-Marie Antonette AbigailC. Salientes vs. Loran SD Abanilla, GR No. 162734,29 August 2006
- Edita Burgos versus Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, GR No. 18371I, July 5, 2011 (and other related
cases involving the enforced disappearance of Jonas Burgos)
- Secretary of National Defense versus Manalo, G.R. No. 180906, October 7
,2008
- Rev. Father Robefi Reyes versus Court of Appeais, et ai, GR No. 18216I, December 3,2009
- Razon versus Tagitis, GR No. 182498, December 3,2009
9. CHANGE OF NAME & CORRECTION
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CANCELLATION OF ENTRIES IN THE CIVIL REGISTRY
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-Rule 103. 108
-Art. 412, Civil Code
-Republic Act No. 9048
-Republic Act No. 1.0172 and lmplementing Rules (Office of the Civil Registrar General - Administrative
Order No. 1, Series of 201,2
-Republic vs. Carlito l. Kho, GR No. 170340,29 June 2001"
-Republic vs. Trinidad, GR No. 757043,2 February 2007
-ln Re Petition forChange of Name and/orCorrection/Cancellation of Entry in Civil Registry of Julian Lin
Carulasan Wang, GR No. 159966, 20 March 2005
-Marcelo Lee vs. CA, GR No. 118387, 11 Oct. 2001
-Barco, as Natural Guardian and Guardian Ad Litem of MaryJoy Ann Gustilo vs. CA, GR No. 1"20587,20
January 2004
-Rommel Jacinto Dantes Silverio vs. Republic. GR No. I-t4689,22 Oct.2007
-Republic versus Cagandahan, GR No. 1-66616,12 Sept. 2008
- Rosendo Alba versus Court of Appeals, GR No. I64O41.,July 29,2005
10. JUDICIAL APPROVAL OF VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION OF MINOR NATURAL CHILDREN
-Rule 105
-Family Code, Arts. I72, I73 and 1"75
-Soteira Gono-Javier vs. CA, GR 111994, 29 December 1994
-Ligaya Gapusan-Chua vs. CA, GR No. L-46746,15 March 1990
-Doroteo Virgilio vs. CA, GR No. 76873,26 Oct. 1989
11. FAMILy HOME
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-Family
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-NIRC Section 2(4)
-Jose Modequillo vs. Hon Augusto Breva, GR No. 86355, 31 May 1990
12. ABSENTEES
-Rule 107
-Civil Code, Art. 381 to 386, 391
-Family Code, Art. 40 to 43
-Republic
vs. CA, GR No. 163604,6 Mav 2005
13. APPEALS IN SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
-Rule 109
-Testate
Estate of Maria Manuelvda.
de Biascan vs. Rosalina c. Biascan, GR 13g731, 11 Dec. 2000
14. SYNTHESIS
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