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Docena vs Limon Case Digest

Cleto Docena vs. Atty. Dominador Q. Limon


295 SCRA 262

Facts: Respondent was petitioner ’s lawyer in a civil case. During that case, he
asked the petitioners to post a supersedeas bond to stay execution of the
appealed decision. Petitioners forwarded the money to Limon. Later, the case was
decided in their favor. They were unable to recover the money because the clerk of
court said no such bond had ever been filed. IBP suspended him for one year.
Hence this petition.

Held: Disbarred (see Canon 1.01 and 16.01). Respondent’s allegation that the
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but should also, by their lives, accord continuing fidelity to them. By extorting
money from his client through deceit, Limon has sullied the integrity of his brethren
in the law and has indirectly eroded the people’s confidence in the judicial system.
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