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ARNADO vs COMELEC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 210164          August 18, 2015 ROMMEL C. ARNADO, Petitioner, vs. COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS AND FLORANTE CAPITAN, Respondents. […]

April 10, 2016

Rommel Arnado vs Commission on Elections et al

G.R. No. 210164 – Political Law – Election Law – Republic Act No. 9225 – Qualifications of Local Elective Candidates – Citizenship Requirements – Dual Allegiance Remedial Law – Formal […]

March 12, 2016

GAPAYAO vs FULO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 193493               June 13, 2013 JAIME N. GAPAYAO, Petitioner, vs. […]

January 27, 2016

Jaime Gapayao vs Rosario Fulo et al

698 SCRA 485 – Labor Law – Social Legislation – SSS Claims Labor Standards – Hours of Work – Employer-Employee Relations – Control Test Jaime Fulo had been working in […]

January 27, 2016

ALCALA vs DE VERA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC   A.C. No. 620           March 21, 1974 JOSE ALCALA and AVELINA IMPERIAL, petitioners, vs. HONESTO DE VERA, respondent.   […]

November 18, 2015

Jose Alcala vs Honesto De Vera

56 SCRA 30 – Legal Ethics – Duty of a lawyer to update his client of the status of the case Jose Alcala engaged the services of Atty. Honesto De […]

November 18, 2015

SANTOS vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION   G.R. No. 101699           March 13, 1996 BENJAMIN A. SANTOS, petitioner, vs. NATIONAL LABOR […]

November 9, 2015

Benjamin Santos vs National Labor Relations Commission

Rules of Court are liberally construed in quasi-judicial proceedings but strictly adhered to in regular court proceedings 254 SCRA 673 – Remedial Law – Service of Summons – Jurisdiction […]

November 9, 2015

GABUCAN vs MANTA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. L-51546          January 28, 1980 JOSE ANTONIO GABUCAN, petitioner-appellant, vs. HON. JUDGE LUIS D. MANTA, JOSEFA G. […]

November 8, 2015

Jose Gabucan vs Judge Luis Manta

A notarial will must have a documentary stamp Without a documentary stamp, it is not admissible in evidence in a probate proceeding At any rate, the documentary stamp may […]

November 8, 2015

ARRIOLA vs PILIPINO STAR

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 175689               August 13, 2014 GEORGE A. ARRIOLA, Petitioner, […]

October 26, 2015

George Arriola vs Pilipino Star Ngayon, Inc.

A columnist whose column is removed by the newspaper from publication is not ipso facto terminated from work by the newspaper company. Money claims arising from employer-employee relationship: covered […]

October 26, 2015

RESTERIO vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 177438         September 24, 2012 AMADA RESTERIO, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES Respondent.   D E C […]

October 23, 2015

Amada Resterio vs People of the Philippines

Notice of dishonor must be in writing; verbal notice is not sufficient If notice was sent via registered mail, the affidavit of the mailer must be submitted in court […]

October 23, 2015

QUE vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 75217-18           September 21, 1987 VICTOR QUE, petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURT, respondents. […]

October 22, 2015

Victor Que vs People of the Philippines

154 SCRA 161 – Criminal Law – Special Penal Laws – Batas Pambansa Blg. 22 – Checks issued as guarantee In 1986, Victor Que was convicted of violating Batas Pambansa […]

October 22, 2015

YOUNG vs CA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 140425             March 10, 2005 JESSE[1] YOUNG, Petitioner, vs. COURT […]

October 22, 2015

Jesse Young vs Court of Appeals

Sending of a demand letter is not a condition precedent in prosecuting BP 22 cases But Notice of Dishonor is indispensable Notice of Dishonor may be through telephone 453 […]

October 22, 2015

CUDIA vs SUPERINTENDENT OF THE PMA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 211362          February 24, 2015   FIRST CLASS CADET ALDRIN JEFF P. CUDIA OF THE PHILIPPINE […]

October 18, 2015

Aldrin Jeff Cudia vs The Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy

PMA, as an academic institution, has the right to remove erring cadets under the principle of academic freedom But PMA must still observe due process in removing cadets PMA […]

October 17, 2015

ATLAS FERTILIZER vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION   G.R. No. 120030        June 17, 1997 ATLAS FERTILIZER CORPORATION, EDUARDO J. SORIANO, and JOSELITO C. PALAPAL, […]

October 14, 2015

Atlas Fertilizer Corporation vs National Labor Relations Commission

273 SCRA 549 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Preventive Suspension – No need to allege imminent threat in suspension letter Marissa Villanueva and Henry Payot were purchasing officers […]

October 14, 2015

PEOPLE vs KOC SONG

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-45043         August 28, 1936 THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, plaintiff-appellee, vs. KOC SONG (alias […]

October 12, 2015

People of the Philippine Islands vs Koc Song

63 Phil. 369 – Criminal Law – Qualified Theft – Grave Abuse of Confidence In January 1936, Koc Song stole various personal properties from Lue Hok. The personal properties he […]

October 12, 2015

PHILIPPINES INTER-FASHION vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. L-59847          October 18, 1982 PHILIPPINES INTER-FASHION, INC., petitioner, vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, SHERIFF’S OFFICE OF […]

October 11, 2015

Philippines Inter-Fashion, Inc. vs National Labor Relations Commission

117 SCRA 659 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Illegal Strike – Backwages In January 1980, the Philippines Inter-Fashion, Inc. decided to retrench 40 employees due to alleged lack of available […]

October 11, 2015

HANTEX TRADING vs CA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 148241           September 27, 2002 HANTEX TRADING CO., INC., and/or MARIANO CHUA, petitioners, vs. COURT OF APPEALS, […]

October 2, 2015

Hantex Trading Co., Inc. vs Court of Appeals

390 SCRA 181 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Constructive Dismissal – Refusal to be reinstated not necessarily abandonment In 1994, Bernardo Singson was hired as a sales agent […]

October 2, 2015

SUN INSURANCE vs ASUNCION

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. Nos. 79937-38          February 13, 1989 SUN INSURANCE OFFICE, LTD., (SIOL), E.B. PHILIPPS and D.J. WARBY, petitioners, vs. […]

September 27, 2015

Sun Insurance Office, Ltd. vs Hon. Maximiano Asuncion

170 SCRA 274 – Remedial Law – Civil Procedure – Filing of a Complaint – Docket Fees In 1984, Sun Insurance Office, Ltd. was sued by Manuel Tiong before the […]

September 27, 2015

VIVARES vs ST. THERESA’S COLLEGE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 202666          September 29, 2014 RHONDA AVE S. VIVARES and SPS. MARGARITA and DAVID SUZARA, Petitioners, vs. […]

August 31, 2015

Rhonda Vivares vs St. Theresa’s College

Political Law – Constitutional Law – Bill of Rights – Right to Privacy – Online Privacy (Social Media) Remedial Law – Special Proceedings – Writ of Habeas Data In January […]

August 31, 2015

GUZMAN vs NU

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-68288         July 11, 1986 DIOSDADO GUZMAN, ULYSSES URBIZTONDO, and ARIEL RAMACULA, petitioners, vs. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY and […]

July 5, 2015

Diosdado Guzman vs National University

142 SCRA 699 – Political Law – Bill of Rights – Due Process – Due Process in Educational Institutions In 1984, Diosdado Guzman and two others complained that the National […]

July 5, 2015

NAVARRO vs SOLIDUM, JR.

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC A.C. No. 9872          January 28, 2014 NATIVIDAD P. NAVARRO and HILDA S. PRESBITERO, Complainants, vs. ATTY. IVAN M. […]

July 5, 2015

Natividad Navarro vs Ivan Solidum, Jr.

A.C. No. 9872 – Legal Ethics – Duty of Lawyer to Account for Client’s Money Canon 16 applies sans lawyer-client relationship In April 2006, Hilda Presbitero engaged the services of […]

July 5, 2015

IN RE: PARCASIO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION A.M. No. 1000           February 18, 1976 IN RE: ATTY. SATURNINO PARCASIO   R E S O L […]

July 4, 2015

In Re: Atty. Saturnino Parcasio

69 SCRA 336 – Legal Ethics – Effect of Pardon on Pending Disbarment Case In 1966, Atty. Saturnino Parcasio was convicted for robbery with intimidation. His appeals were denied. He […]

July 4, 2015

LINSANGAN vs TOLENTINO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION A.C. No. 6672          September 4, 2009 PEDRO L. LINSANGAN, Complainant, vs. ATTY. NICOMEDES TOLENTINO, Respondent.   R E S […]

July 3, 2015

Pedro Linsangan vs Atty. Nicomedes Tolentino

598 SCRA 133 – Legal Ethics – Unethical Solicitation of Legal Business In 2005, Atty. Pedro Linsangan filed an administrative complaint against Atty. Nicomedes Tolentino alleging that Atty. Tolentino, through […]

July 3, 2015

VILLANUEVA vs GONZALES

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC A.C. No. 7657         February 12, 2008 VIVIAN VILLANUEVA, petitioner, vs. ATTY. CORNELIUS M. GONZALES, respondent.   D E C […]

July 2, 2015

Vivian Villanueva vs Atty. Cornelius Gonzales

544 SCRA 410 – Legal Ethics – Lawyer’s Duties to Clients; Case Update In 2000, Vivian Villanueva engaged the services of Atty. Cornelius Gonzales to help her transfer a title to […]

July 2, 2015

BAGO vs FERAREN

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION A.M. No. P-01-1466         September 3, 2003 EDUARDO F. BAGO, complainant, vs. JOEL FERAREN, Sheriff III, respondents.   […]

July 2, 2015

Eduardo Bago vs Joel Feraren

410 SCRA 282 – Political Law – Administrative Law – Civil Service Commission – “Just Debts” Defined Legal Profession – Court Employees – High Ethical Standards Law on Public Officers […]

July 2, 2015

DIMARUCOT vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 183975           September 20, 2010 GREGORIO DIMARUCOT y GARCIA, Petitioner vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.   R […]

July 1, 2015

Gregorio Dimarucot vs People of the Philippines

630 SCRA 659 – Remedial Law – Criminal Procedure/Civil Procedure – Appellant’s Brief; Failure to File – Abandonment of Appeal Legal Profession – Negligence of Counsel Binds Client In 2006, […]

July 1, 2015

DE LOS SANTOS, SR. vs PALANCA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-17815           August 31, 1963 CEFERINO DE LOS SANTOS, SR., ET AL., plaintiffs-appellants, vs. SEBASTIAN C. PALANCA, defendant-appellant. […]

July 1, 2015

Ceferino De Los Santos, Sr. vs Sebastian Palanca

8 SCRA 764 – Legal Ethics – Attorney’s Fees- Quantum Meruit; When Not Applicable – Negligence of Counsel In 1952, Atty. Ceferino De Los Santos, Sr. and his son, also […]

July 1, 2015

JINON vs JIZ

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC A.C. No. 9615          March 5, 2013 GLORIA P. JINON, Complainant, vs. ATTY. LEONARDO E. JIZ, Respondent.   D E […]

June 30, 2015

Gloria Jinon vs Atty. Leonardo Jiz

692 SCRA 348 – Legal Ethics – Duty To Return Client’s Fund In 2003, Gloria Jinon engaged the services of Atty. Leonardo Jiz to help her recover a land title from […]

June 30, 2015
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