SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

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Endnotes:


1 Annex A of Petition; Rollo, pp. 19-20.

2 Court of Appeals resolution dated January 11, 1989 reads: For failure of appellant to file brief within the extended period, the appeal interposed in this case is dismissed pursuant to Section 1(f), Rule 50 of the Rules of Court. (Rollo, p. 20).

3 Mrs. Cresild Soliman and Zaldy Adalin.

4 Manolo v. Paredes, 47 Phil. 938; In Re Estate of Johnson, 39 Phil. 156, cited in De la Cerna v. Rebaca-Potot, 12 SCRA 576.

5 Lopez v. Gonzales, 10 SCRA 167; Mercado v. Santos, 66 Phil. 215; Manahan v. Manahan, 58 Phil. 448; Riera v. Palmanori, 40 Phil. 105; In re Estate of Johnson, 39 Phil. 156; Austria v. Ventinilla, 27 Phil. 180; Montao v. Suesa, 14 Phil. 676; Chiong Joc-Soy v. Vao, 8 Phil. 119.

6 Mercado v. Paredes, 47 Phil. 938.

7 Ajero v. CA, 236 SCRA 488; Acain v. CA, 155 SCRA 100; Pastor v. CA, 122 SCRA 85.

8 Vda. de Kilayko v. Tengco, 207 SCRA 600.

9 Section 1, Rule 75, Rules of Court; Nepomuceno v. CA, 139 SCRA 206; Cayetano v. Leonidas, 129 SCRA 522; Maning v. CA, 114 SCRA 478; Nuguid v. Nuguid, 17 SCRA 449.

10 Mercado v. Santos, 66 Phil. 215.

11 Articles 796-798 of the Civil Code.

12 Estate of Hilario M. Ruiz v. CA, 252 SCRA 541; Maninang, et. al. v. CA, 114 SCRA 473; Coronado v. CA, 191 SCRA 814. See also Castaeda v. Alemany, 3 Phil. 426.

13 Civil Code, Article 886. Legitime is that part of the testators property which he cannot dispose of because the law has reserved it for certain heirs who are, therefore, called compulsory heirs. and Article 904 reads The testator cannot deprive his compulsory heirs of their legitime, except in cases expressly specified by law. Neither can he impose upon the same any burden, encumbrance, condition, or substitution of any kind whatsoever. (emphases supplied).

14 Dy Cay v. Crossfield and OBrien, 38 Phil. 521.

15 De la Cerna v. Rebaca-Potot, 12 SCRA 576 (1964).

16 Dy Cay v. Crossfield and OBrien, 38 Phil. 521.

17 Vda. De Alberto v. CA, 173 SCRA 436; Vda. de Kilayko v. Tengco, 207 SCRA 600.

18 Gatmaytan v. CA, 267 SCRA 487; see also Golangco v. CA, 283 SCRA 493.

19 Petition, p. 13; Rollo, p. 15 citing Quizon v. Castillo, 79 Phil. 9 (1947).

20 Article 960, Civil Code provides in part: Legal or intestate succession takes place:

(1) If a person dies without a will, or with a void will, or one which has subsequently lost its validity;

(2) When the will does not institute an heir to, or dispose of all property belonging to the testator. In such case, legal succession shall take place only with respect to the property of which the testator has not disposed;

x x x .

21 Handbook on Legal Maxims, p. 67.




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