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Article 36

ALCAZAR vs ALCAZAR

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 174451          October 13, 2009 VERONICA CABACUNGAN ALCAZAR, Petitioner, vs. REY C. ALCAZAR, Respondent.   D E C […]

June 27, 2015

Veronica Alcazar vs Rey Alcazar

603 SCRA 604 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Sexual Infidelity Per Se is not Psychological Incapacity Article 45 […]

June 27, 2015

KALAW vs FERNANDEZ (2015)

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 166357         January 14, 2015 VALERIO E. KALAW, Petitioner, vs. MA. ELENA FERNANDEZ, Respondent.   R E S […]

June 19, 2015

Valerio Kalaw vs Ma. Elena Fernandez (2015)

G.R. No. 166357 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Gambling in the Presence of One’s Children Testimonies of Expert […]

June 19, 2015

KALAW vs FERNANDEZ (2011)

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 166357         September 19, 2011 VALERIO E. KALAW, Petitioner, vs. MA. ELENA FERNANDEZ, Respondent.   D E C […]

June 18, 2015

Valerio Kalaw vs Ma. Elena Fernandez (2011)

657 SCRA 822 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Totality of Evidence Burden of proving psychological incapacity is on […]

June 18, 2015

REPUBLIC vs DE GRACIA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 171557          February 12, 2014 REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Petitioner, vs. RODOLFO O. DE GRACIA, Respondent.   D […]

June 17, 2015

Republic of the Philippines vs Rodolfo De Gracia

G.R. No. 171557 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Personal Evaluation by Psychologist – Need for Independent Evidence to […]

June 17, 2015

DIÑO vs DIÑO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 178044          January 19, 2011 ALAIN M. DIÑO, Petitioner, vs. MA. CARIDAD L. DIÑO, Respondent.   D E […]

June 16, 2015

Alain Diño vs Ma. Caridad Diño

640 SCRA 178 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity Article 147 – Co-ownership as property regime – how property should […]

June 16, 2015

OCHOSA vs ALANO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 167459          January 26, 2011 JOSE REYNALDO B. OCHOSA, Petitioner, vs. BONA J. ALANO and REPUBLIC OF […]

June 15, 2015

Jose Ochosa vs Bona Alano

640 SCRA 517 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Juridical Antecedence Sexual Infidelity and Abandonment are not per se […]

June 15, 2015

SUAZO vs SUAZO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 164493         March 10, 2010 JOCELYN M. SUAZO, Petitioner, vs. ANGELITO SUAZO and REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondents. […]

June 14, 2015

Jocelyn Suazo vs Angelito Suazo

615 SCRA 154 – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Drunkenness, Indolence, Physical Violence Not Necessarily Psychological Incapacity In 1985, […]

June 14, 2015

PAZ vs PAZ

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 166579          February 18, 2010 JORDAN CHAN PAZ, Petitioner, vs. JEANICE PAVON PAZ, Respondent.   D E C […]

June 13, 2015

Jordan Paz vs Jeanice Paz

613 SCRA 195 – Civil Code – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Proof of Psychological Incapacity When personal examination by psychologist is […]

June 13, 2015

REPUBLIC vs CA and MOLINA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC   G.R. No. 108763          February 13, 1997 REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, petitioner, vs. COURT OF APPEALS and RORIDEL […]

June 12, 2015

Republic of the Philippines vs Court of Appeals and Roridel Molina

268 SCRA 198 (335 Phil. 664) – Civil Law – Persons and Family Relations – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity Guidelines in Applying Article 36 of the Family Code […]

June 12, 2015

ASPILLAGA vs ASPILLAGA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 170925          October 26, 2009 RODOLFO A. ASPILLAGA, Petitioner, vs. AURORA A. ASPILLAGA, Respondent.   D E C […]

June 10, 2015

Rodolfo Aspillaga vs Aurora Aspillaga

604 SCRA 444 – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Gravity, Juridical Antecedence, Incurability In 1977, Rodolfo Aspillaga and Aurora Apon met each other in […]

June 10, 2015

AZCUETA vs REPUBLIC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 180668           May 26, 2009 MARIETA C. AZCUETA Petitioner, vs. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES AND THE COURT […]

June 9, 2015

Marieta Azcueta vs Republic of the Philippines

588 SCRA 196 – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Dependent Personality Disorder Expert Opinion by Psychologist Must Be Considered as Decisive Evidence In 1993, […]

June 9, 2015

TING vs VELEZ-TING

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 166562          March 31, 2009 BENJAMIN G. TING, Petitioner, vs. CARMEN M. VELEZ-TING, Respondent.   D E C […]

June 7, 2015

Benjamin Ting vs Carmen Velez-Ting

582 SCRA 694 – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity Personal Examination by Psychologist Not a Condition Sine Qua Non Note: This reinforced the case of Te […]

June 7, 2015

REPUBLIC vs TANYAG-SAN JOSE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 168328          February 28, 2007 REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Petitioner, vs. LAILA TANYAG-SAN JOSE and MANOLITO SAN […]

June 6, 2015

Republic of the Philippines vs Laila Tanyag-San Jose

517 SCRA 123 – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Joblessness and Irresponsibility is not Psychological Incapacity When examination of the alleged psychologically incapacitated spouse […]

June 6, 2015

PESCA vs PESCA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Baguio City THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 136921          April 17, 2001 LORNA GUILLEN PESCA, petitioner vs. ZOSIMO A PESCA, respondent.   D E […]

June 4, 2015

Lorna Guillen Pesca vs Zosimo Pesca

356 SCRA 588 (408 Phil. 713) – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Emotional Immaturity and Irresponsibility Are Not Psychological Incapacity In 1975, Lorna Guillen […]

June 4, 2015

MARCOS vs MARCOS

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 136490         October 19, 2000 BRENDA B. MARCOS, petitioner, vs. WILSON G. MARCOS, respondent.   D E C […]

June 3, 2015

Brenda Marcos vs Wilson Marcos

343 SCRA 755 (397 Phil. 840) – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36; Psychological Incapacity – Molina Guidelines – Psychological Test Requirement Wilson and Brenda were military personnel […]

June 3, 2015

TE vs YU-TE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 161793         February 13, 2009 EDWARD KENNETH NGO TE, Petitioner, vs. ROWENA ONG GUTIERREZ YU-TE, Respondent, REPUBLIC OF […]

August 22, 2012

SANTOS vs CA (1995)

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 112019          January 4, 1995 LEOUEL SANTOS, petitioner, vs. THE HONORABLE COURT OF […]

August 22, 2012
 

CARLOS vs FELICIDAD SANDOVAL

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 179922             December 16, 2008 JUAN DE DIOS CARLOS, petitioner, vs. […]

August 22, 2012
 

FERRARIS vs FERRARIS

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 162368             July 17, 2006 MA. ARMIDA PEREZ-FERRARIS, petitioner, vs. BRIX […]

August 22, 2012
 

Nilda Navales vs Reynaldo Navales

Article 36: Psychological Incapacity In 1986, Nilda and Reynaldo met in a local bar where Nilda was a waitress. Because of his fear that Nilda may be wed to […]

November 19, 2010

What is the jurisprudence laid down in Republic vs Molina?

Set of Strict Standards in the Interpretation of Art 36 of the Famiy Code Established in the Molina Case (RP vs CA and Molina) (1)               The burden of proof to […]

November 19, 2010

Edward Kenneth Ngo Te vs Rowena Yu-Te

579 SCRA 193 – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36: Psychological Incapacity – Molina Case Merely a Guideline Every case involving psychological incapacity must be resolved on a […]

November 19, 2010

Leouel Santos vs Court of Appeals

204 SCRA 20 (310 Phil. 21) – Civil Law – Family Code – Article 36: Psychological Incapacity Note: This was the first case where the term “psychological incapacity” was discussed […]

November 19, 2010
 

Carlos vs Sandoval

Teofilo Carlos and petitioner Juan De Dios Carlos were brothers who each have three parcels of land by virtue of inheritance. Later Teofilo died intestate. He was survived by respondents […]

November 19, 2010
 

Ma. Armida “Amy” Perez-Ferraris vs Brix Ferraris

Article 36: Psychological Incapacity Armida and Brix are a showbiz couple. The couple’s relationship before the marriage and even during their brief union (for well about a year or so) […]

November 19, 2010