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Barnuevo vs.

29 Phil. 606 (1913)

Gabriel Fuster and Constanza Yanez were married in Malaga Spain in 1875. In 1899,
they made an agreement in a public instrument by which they resolved to separate
and live apart. The wife commenced divorce proceedings against her husband
alleging adultery. She prayed that the decree of divorce be granted and payment of
support be ordered. The Court grated the divorce and ordered the liquidation of the
conjugal properties. Both parties appealed and one common issue in both appeals
relates to the alleged dowry