Judge: Appearances Starr: Atty. Starr Jularbal appearing for the complainant, your honor.

(defense present appearances..) Judge: Are you ready to present your evidence? Starr: Yes your honor. Our First witness is Atty. Joey Plazo, the Registrar of Deeds of Makati City, to authenticate TCT No. 11873645, previously marked as Exhibit A during the pre-trial. (Rein enters.. takes oath) DIRECT Starr: Ms. Witness, please state your Name and Personal Circumstances. Joey: My name is Atty. Rein Tadique, 35 years old. I am the Registrar of Deeds of Makati City. Starr: Can you please tell this Court, when you assumed office as such Registrar of Deeds? Joey: Yes. I assumed office in 1995. Starr: Can you please tell this Court, your duties and responsibilities as Registrar of Deeds? Joey: (state duties and responsibilities as Registrar of Deeds ESTABLISH THAT PART OF DUTY IS TO SIGN TCT s before they are issued) Starr: I am presenting to you TCT No. 11873645, marked as Exhibit A Can u tell this Honorable Court, whose name appears as owner in this TCT? Joey: Yes. The Name appearing as owner is Arthur Garcia Jr. Starr: Ok, Ms. Witness, there is a signature at the bottom of this TCT, do you recognize this signature? Joey: Yes. Starr: Who s signature is it? Joey: That is my signature. Starr: And in what capacity did you sign this TCT? Joey: I signed it in my capacity as Registrar of Deeds of Makati.

Starr: Thank you. Starr: The next document that I will show you is this Certified True Copy of OCT No. 11771177, previously marked as Exhibit ___ . Can u tell this Honorable Court, whose name appears as owner in this OCT? Joey: Yes. The Name appearing as owner is Arturo Garcia. Starr: At the bottom of this document, appears the words CERTIFIED TRUE COPY and beside it is a signature. Do you recognize the signature? Joey: Yes. Starr: Who s signature is it? Joey: That is my signature. Starr: And in what capacity did you sign this document? Joey: I signed it in my capacity as Registrar of Deeds of Makati. Starr: No further Questions your Honor. (cross) -----------------------------------Starr: Our next witness, your Honor, is Atty. Paeng Antonio, from the City Assessor s Office of the Makati City, to authenticate Tax Declaration No. D122-00668, previously marked as Exhibit B during the pre-trial. Starr: Ms. Witness, please state your Name and Personal Circumstances. Paeng: My name is Atty. Roanne Arriola, 39 years old. I am the City Assessor in the City of Makati City. Starr: Can you please tell this Court, when you assumed office as such City Assessor? Paeng: Yes. I assumed office in 1992. Starr: Can you please tell this Court, your duties and responsibilities as City Assessor? Paeng: (state duties and responsibilities as City Assessor ESTABLISH THAT PART OF DUTY IS TO SIGN TAX DEC before they are issued)

Starr: I am presenting to you Tax Dec No. D-122-00668, marked as Exhibit B Can u tell this Honorable Court, whose name appears as owner in this Tax Dec? Joey: Yes. The Name appearing as owner is Arthur Garcia Jr. Starr: Ok, Ms. Witness, there is a signature at the bottom of this Tax Declaration, do you recognize this signature? Joey: Yes. Starr: Who s signature is it? Joey: That is my signature. Starr: And in what capacity did you sign this Tax Declaration? Joey: I signed it in my capacity as City Assessor of Makati. Starr: Thank you. No further Questions your Honor. (cross) -------------------------------------------------------Roane: same Rina: same

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