LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON FEBRUARY 21, 2018


LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON FEBRUARY 21, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from page 231 (“Other Remedies”) up to page 278. Review also pages 55-57 on Cadastral Proceedings.

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Heirs of Kionisala v. Heirs of Dacut, GR 147370, Feb. 27, 2002
  2. Republic v. Mangotara, GR 170375, 170505 & 173355-56, July 7, 2010
  3. Republic v. Roxas, GR 157988, Dec. 11, 2013
  4. Yujuico v. Republic, GR 168661, Oct. 26, 2007
  5. Cawis v. Cerilles, GR 170207, Apr. 19, 2010
  6. Republic v. Heirs of Alejaga, Sr., GR 146030, Dec. 3, 2002
  7. Republic v. Guerrero, GR 133168, Mar. 28, 2006
  8. Garingan v. Garingan, GR 144095, Apr. 12, 2005
  9. Gabila v. Barriga, GR L-28917, Sept. 30, 1971
  10. Heirs of Toring v. Heirs of Boquilaga, GR 163610, Sept. 27, 2010
  11. Realty Sales Enterprise, Inc. v. IAC, GR L-67451, Sept. 28, 1987
  12. Foster-Gallego v. Galang, GR 130228, July 27, 2004
  13. Eland Philippines, Inc. v. Garcia, GR 173289, Feb. 17, 2010
  14. Faja v. CA, GR L-45045, Feb. 28, 1977
  15. Diaz v. People, GR 65006, Oct. 31, 1990
  16. Republic v. Vera, GR L-35778, Jan. 27, 1983
  17. Director of Lands v. CA, GR L-58867, June 22, 1984
  18. Viewmaster Construction Corp. v. Maulit, GR 136283, Feb. 29, 2000
  19. Francisco v. Rojas, GR 167120, Apr. 23, 2014
  20. J.M. Tuason & Co., Inc. v. Torres, GR L-24559, July 22, 1981

Write your case digests on yellow pad paper (one case per sheet) and submit them during our class for recording and affixing of my initials.

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LAND TITLES AND DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018


 

LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from page 172 up to page 231.

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Republic v. CA, GR 100995, Sept. 14, 1994
  2. Director of Lands v. CA, GR 102858, July 28, 1997
  3. Republic v. Marasigan, GR 85515, June 6, 1961
  4. Director of Lands v. Agustin, GR 16179, Oct. 6, 1921
  5. Gomez v. CA, GR 77770, Dec. 15, 1988
  6. Tirona v. Nañawa, GR L-22107, Sept. 30, 1967
  7. Ting v. Heirs of Lirio, GR 168913, Mar. 14, 2007
  8. Laburada v. LRA, GR 101387, Mar. 11, 1998
  9. Baldoz v. Papa, GR L-18150, July 30, 1965
  10. Libudan v. Gil, GR L-21163, May 17, 1972
  11. Rublico v. Orellana, GR L-26582, Nov. 28. 1969
  12. Vda. de Recinto v. Inciong, GR L-26083, May 31, 1977
  13. Lu v. Manipon, GR 147072, May 7, 2002
  14. Lim v. Chuatoco, GR 161861, Mar. 11, 2005
  15. Javier v. CA, GR 101177, Mar. 28, 1994
  16. Ferrer v. Bautista, GR 46963, Mar. 14, 1994
  17. Valientes v. Ramas, GR 157852, Dec. 15, 2010
  18. Rodriguez v. Torreno, GR L-29596, Oct. 14, 1977
  19. Delos Reyes v. CA, GR 121468, Jan. 27, 1998
  20. Heirs of Roxas v. Garcia, GR 146208, Aug. 12, 2004

Write your case digests on yellow pad paper (one case per sheet) and submit them during our class for recording and affixing of my initials.

LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 24, 2018


LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 24, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from page 104 up to page 187.

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Republic v. Herbieto, GR 156117, May 26, 2005
  2. Rojas v. City of Tagaytay, 106 Phil. 512
  3. Republic v. CA, GR 113549, July 5, 1996
  4. Heirs of Lopez v. De Castro, GR 112905, Feb, 3, 2000
  5. Manzano v. Ocampo, GR L-14778, Feb. 28, 1961
  6. Martinez v. CA, GR 170409, Jan. 28, 2008
  7. Republic v. East Silverlane Realty Development Corp., GR 186961, Feb. 20, 2012
  8. Heirs of Arzadon-Crisologo v. Rañon, GR 171068, Sept. 5, 2007
  9. Concurring and Dissenting Op., Brion, J.: Heirs of Malabanan v. Republic, GR 179987, Apr. 29, 2009 (Re-read also the Majority Decision)
  10. Ganila v. CA, GR 150755, June 28, 2005
  11. Gordula v. CA, GR 127296, Jan. 22, 1998
  12. Director of Lands v. CA, GR 102858, July 28, 1997
  13. Fewkes v. Vasquez, GR L-29075, June 10, 1971
  14. Republic v. Marasigan, GR 85515, June 6, 1991
  15. Ramos v. Rodriguez, GR 94033, May 29, 1995

Write your case digests on yellow pad paper (one case per sheet) and submit them during our class for recording and affixing of my initials.

LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 17, 2018


LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 17, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from page 44 up to page 103.

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Cruz v. Secretary of DENR, GR 135385, Dec. 6, 2000
  2. Amunategui v. Director of Forestry, GR L-27873, Nov. 29, 1983
  3. Republic v. IAC, GR L-75042, November 29, 1988
  4. Santulan v. Executive Secretary, GR L-28021, Dec. 15, 1977
  5. Fernandez v. Tañada, GR L-31673, June 30, 1971
  6. Chavez v. PEA, GR 133250, July 9, 2002
  7. Government of the Phil. Islands v. Abural, GR 14167, Aug. 14, 1919
  8. Morandarte v. CA, GR 123586, Aug. 12, 2004
  9. Republic v. CA, GR 108998, Aug. 24, 1994
  10. Hulst v. PR Builders, Inc., GR 156364, Sept. 25, 2008
  11. Espinosa v. Makalintal, GR L-1334, Aug. 29, 1947
  12. Ortua v. Encarnacion, GR 39919, Jan. 30, 1934
  13. Benin v. Tuason, GR L-26127, June 28, 1974
  14. Averia v. Caguioa, GR L-65129, Dec. 29, 1986
  15. Almirol v. RD of Agusan Sur, GR L-22486, March 20, 1968
  16. Balbin v. RD of Ilocos Sur, GR L-20611, May 8, 1969

Write your case digests (for case nos. 5 and 13-16 only) on yellow pad paper (one case per sheet) and submit them during our class for recording and affixing of my initials.

LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 10, 2018


LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 10, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from the topic “Regalian doctrine does not negate native title” up to the topic When judicial review of administrative findings of fact by DENR may be made.”

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Cruz v. Secretary of DENR, GR 135385, Dec. 6, 2000
  2. Malabanan v. Republic, GR 179987, April 29, 2009
  3. Amunategui v. Director of Forestry, GR L-27873, Nov. 29, 1983
  4. Republic v. IAC, GR L-75042, November 29, 1988
  5. Santulan v. Executive Secretary, GR L-28021, Dec. 15, 1977
  6. Chavez v. PEA, GR 133250, July 9, 2002
  7. Government of the Phil. Islands v. Abural, GR 14167, Aug. 14, 1919
  8. Morandarte v. CA, GR 123586, Aug. 12, 2004
  9. Matthews v. Taylor, GR 164584, June 22, 2009
  10. Republic v. CA, GR 108998, Aug. 24, 1994
  11. City Treasurer of Makati v. BA Lepanto Condo. Corp., GR 154993, Oct. 25, 2005
  12. Hulst v. PR Builders, Inc., GR 156364, Sept. 25, 2008
  13. Espinosa v. Makalintal, GR L-1334, Aug. 29, 1947
  14. Ortua v. Encarnacion, GR 39919, Jan. 30, 1934

Write your case digests (for cases 9 to 14) on yellow pad paper (one case per sheet) and submit them during our class. For those who failed to submit the first set of case digests last meeting, you need not submit them as they will no longer be accepted.

LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 3, 2018


LAND TITLES & DEEDS (PUP COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT ON JANUARY 3, 2018

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Land Titles, Deeds, Liens and Dealings”) from pages 1 to 82.

Read and digest/dissect the following cases:

  1. Quimson v. Suarez, GR 21381, April 5, 1924
  2. Revilla v. Galindez, GR L-9940, March 30, 1960
  3. Doronio v. Doronio, GR 169454, December 27, 2007
  4. Castillo v. Excutin, GR 171056, March 13, 2009
  5. Legarda v. Saleeby, GR L-8936, October 2, 1915
  6. Rufloe v. Burgos, GR 143573, January 30, 2009
  7. Cariño v. Insular Government, GR 2746, Dec. 6, 1906
  8. Cruz v. Secretary of DENR, GR 135385, Dec. 6, 2000
  9. Malabanan v. Republic, GR 179987, April 29, 2009
  10. Amunategui v. Director of Forestry, GR L-27873, Nov. 29, 1983
  11. Republic v. IAC, GR L-75042, November 29, 1988
  12. Santulan v. Executive Secretary, GR L-28021, Dec. 15, 1977
  13. Chavez v. PEA, GR 133250, July 9, 2002
  14. Government of the Phil. Islands v. Abural, GR 14167, Aug. 14, 1919
  15. Morandarte v. CA, GR 123586, Aug. 12, 2004

Write your case digests on yellow pad (one case per sheet), append a cover sheet with your name, section and table of contents, and place them neatly in a sliding folder.

SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS (NEW ERA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT FOR NEXT MEETING


SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS (NEW ERA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW) ASSIGNMENT FOR NEXT MEETING

Study the notes and cases in the text book (“Special Proceedings: An Exhaustive Exposition”) particularly Rules 103 and 108 of the Rules of Court, viz:

RULE 103. CHANGE OF NAME

A. Rule 103

Rule 103 governs petitions for change of given name or surname

 

  • Del Prado v. Republic, GR L-18127, Apr. 5, 1967, 126 Phil. 1

Change of name does not alter family relations, legal capacity or civil status

  • Republic v. CA, GR 97906, May 21, 1992, 209 SCRA 189

Instances when change applied for may be objected to

  • Huan Tin v. Republic, GR L-20997, Apr. 27, 1967, 126 Phil. 201
  • Wang v. Cebu City Civil Registry, GR 159966, Mar. 30, 2005, 494 Phil. 149

Change of name under Rule 103 not to be confused with Rule 108

  • Republic v. Labrador, GR 132980, Mar. 25, 1999, 364 Phil. 934
  1. Republic Act 9048 or the Clerical Error Law

Effect of RA 9048 on Rules 103 and 108 on change of name

  • Silverio v. Republic, GR 174689, Oct. 19, 2007, 537 SCRA 373

Corrections that can be made under RA 9048

Conditions under RA 9048 that petitioner needs to comply with

Specific instances when change of first names or nicknames may be allowed under RA 9048 and existing jurisprudence

  • Haw Liong v. Republic, GR L-21194, Apr. 29, 1966, 16 SCRA 677
  • Alfon v. Republic, GR L-51201, May 29, 1980, 97 SCRA 858

Who may file the petition under RA 9048

Form and contents of the petition under RA 9048

Supporting papers for change of first name under RA 9048

Where to file petition under RA 9048

Change of name of a person with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH); case law

  • Republic v. Cagandahan, GR 166676, Sept. 12, 2008, 565 SCRA 72

SECTION 1, RULE 103. VENUE

Philippine citizenship not a requisite; scope of “person” within the requisites set forth in Rule 103 of the Rules of Court

  • 2, Rule 103, RoC; In the Petition for the Change of Name of Joselito Yu, GR L-20874, May 25, 1966, 17 SCRA 253

Proper and reasonable cause; judicial discretion

  • Ong Peng Oan v. Republic, GR L-8035, Nov. 29, 1957, 102 Phil., 468

Power of court to give or withhold consent to change of name

  • Ng Yao Siong v. Republic, GR L-20306, Mar. 31, 1966, 16 SCRA 483

Change of name, a special proceeding and a proceeding in rem requiring publication

Nature of proceedings; jurisdiction how acquired

Publication serves as notice to the whole world

  • Alba v. De la Cruz, GR 5246, Sept. 16, 1910, 17 Phil. 49

Alien-applicant to be governed by lex domicilii; meaning of “domicile.”

  • Corre v. Corre, GR L-10128, Nov. 13, 1956, 100 Phil. 321

Alien who is temporary resident of the Philippines cannot avail of this right

  • Ong Huan Tin v. Republic, GR L-20997, Apr. 27, 1967, 19 SCRA 966

SECTION 2, RULE 103. CONTENTS OF PETITION

What the petition should contain

Facts to be recited in the publication

Grounds for change of name

  • Republic v. Hernandez, GR 117209, Feb. 9, 1996, 253 SCRA 509

Order of publication must state cause for change of name.

  • Republic v. Judge of Br. III of the CFI of Cebu, GR L-35605, Oct. 1, 1984, 132 SCRA 462

Non-publication of other aliases of applicant fatal to petition

  • Republic v. Tañada, GR L-31563, Nov. 29, 1971, 42 SCRA 419

Change of name; when not proper

  • Chomi v. Local Civil Registrar of Manila, GR L-9203, Sept. 28, 1956, 99 Phil. 1004
  • Ong Te v. Republic, GR L-15549, June 30, 1962, 5 SCRA 484
  • Ong Pen Oan v. Republic, GR L-8035, Nov. 29, 1957, 102 Phil. 460

Right of an adoptive parent to re-name an adopted child has no basis in law

Adoption; legal effects on the surname of adoptee

Given or proper name of adoptee as originally registered must remain

Change of given name beyond the purview of adoption proceedings

Real name of person; variance between name recorded in the civil register and that given in the church records; name that may be changed

  • Ng Yao Siong v. Republic, GR L-20306, Mar. 31, 1966, 16 SCRA 483

Name of a person; elucidated

  • Republic v. CA and Maximo Wong, GR 97906, May 21, 1992, 209 SCRA 189

Parts of an individual’s name; distinctions

Official name of a person required to be registered in the civil registry

  • Chomi v. Local Civil Registrar of Manila, GR L-9203, Sept. 28, 1956, 99 Phil. 1004

Name once registered cannot be changed sans judicial authority

  • Chiu Hap Chiu v. Republic, GR L-20018, Apr. 30, 1966, 16 SCRA 864

Change of proper name a substantial change; purpose

Change of name; how effected

Order for the date and place of hearing; judgment

Petition must strictly comply with requirements

Petition should be filed by applicant only upon reaching the age of majority

  • Wang v. Cebu City Civil Registry, GR 159966, Mar. 30, 2005, 494 Phil. 149
  • Republic v. Marcos, GR 31065, Feb. 15, 1990, 182 SCRA 223

Effect of failure to state true name and aliases in heading of petition; reason for the requirements

  • Tan v. Republic, GR L-16384, Apr. 26, 1962, 4 SCRA 1128

Aliens; use of aliases without judicial authority

  • Ng Yao Siong v. Republic, GR L-20306, Mar. 31, 1966, 16 SCRA 483

Law on regulating the use of aliases

  • Ursua v. CA, GR 112170, Apr. 10, 1996, 256 SCRA 147

Alias defined

When use of fictitious name in a single transaction not violative of the law

SECTION 3, RULE 103. ORDER FOR HEARING

Court to issue order fixing the date and place of hearing, etc.

Schedule of hearing

Strict compliance with requirements of publication

  • Jacobo v. Republic, 52 OG 9, p. 2928

Grounds for change of name under Rule 103

  • Republic v. Coseteng-Magpayo, GR 189476, Feb. 2, 2011, 641 SCRA 533

Compelling reason to justify the change of name must be shown in adversarial proceedings

  • Republic v. Mercadera, GR 186027, Dec. 8, 2010, 637 SCRA 654

Publication when deemed valid

  • Republic v. Bolante, GR 160597, July 20, 2006, 494 SCRA 729

Difference in spelling of name in the petition a substantial defect

  • Tan v. Republic, GR L-16384, Apr. 26, 1962, 4 SCRA 1128

Corrections for clerical errors may be set right under Rule 108

SECTION 4, RULE 103. HEARING

Who may appear at the hearing

SECTION 5, RULE 103. JUDGMENT

Wife and minor children of petitioner need to file a separate petition

  • Secan Kok v. Republic, GR L-27621, Aug. 30, 1973, 52 SCRA 322

SECTION 6, RULE 103. SERVICE OF JUDGMENT

Civil registrar to be furnished copies of judgments or orders

Change of name does not change existing family relations

 

  • Ang Chay v. Republic, GR L-28507, July 31, 1970, 34 SCRA 224

Married woman need not secure judicial authority to use husband’s surname

  • Yasin v. Judge, Shari’a District Court, GR 94986, Feb. 23, 1995, 241 SCRA 606, citing Art. 370, CC

Married woman need not secure judicial authority to use husband’s surname

RULE 108. CANCELLATION OR CORRECTION

OF ENTRIES IN THE CIVIL REGISTRY

A. Rule 108

Proceedings for the correction or cancellation of entries in the civil registry under Rule 108

Entries in the civil register

  • Republic v. Mercadera, GR 186027, Dec. 8, 2010, 637 SCRA 654

Cases when summary proceedings under Rule 108 may be used

  • Republic v. Labrador, GR 132980, Mar. 25, 1999, 364 Phil. 934

Substantial errors or matters in a civil registry may now be corrected in proper adversary proceedings

  • Lee v. CA, GR 118387, Oct. 11, 2001, 419 Phil. 392
  • Chiao Ben Lim v. Zosa, GR L-40252, Dec. 29, 1986, 230 Phil. 444

B.Republic Act No. 9048, as amended

RA 9048, as amended by RA 10172, allows administrative correction of clerical or typographical errors

  • Onde v. The Office of the Local Civil Registrar of Las Piñas City, GR 197174, Sept. 10, 2014, 734 SCRA 66

Corrections that can be made under RA 9048

Clerical error defined

  • 1, RA 9048, as amended by RA 10172

Authority to correct clerical or typographical error and change of first name or nickname under RA 10172

RA 10172 extends authority under RA 9048 to correct patent errors in the date of birth or sex of a person

Who may file the petition under RA 9048 for correction of clerical or typographical error

Form and contents of the petition

Supporting documents required for correcting a clerical or typographical error in a civil registry document

SECTION 1, RULE 108. WHO MAY FILE PETITION

Any interested person may file a verified petition for cancellation or correction of any entry in the civil registry

Substantial errors now within the scope of the rule

RA 9048 removes correction of certain errors from scope of Rule 108

  • Republic v. Cagandahan, GR 166676, Sept. 12, 2008, 565 SCRA 72

Rule 108 now applies only to substantial changes and corrections

Entries envisaged in Article 412 of the Civil Code and correctible under Rule 108

Change of sex a substantial change

Silverio v. Republic, GR 174689, Oct. 19, 2007, 537 SCRA 373

Correction on fact of parents’ marriage a substantial change

Corrections on citizenship, legitimacy of paternity or filiation, or legitimacy of marriage deemed substantial changes

  • Republic v. Uy, GR 198010, Aug. 12, 2013, 703 SCRA 425

Proceeding in rem; jurisdiction over the person of petitioner not required

  • Alba v. CA, GR 164041, July 29, 2005, 465 SCRA 495

Contents of petition under Rule 108

Failure to set forth all aliases of the applicant in the petition’s title a fatal defect

  • Go Chiu Beng v. Republic, GR L-29574, Aug. 18, 1972, 46 SCRA 617

Lack of verification not a ground for dismissal

  • Oshita v. Republic, GR L-21180, Mar. 31, 1967, 19 SCRA 700

Service and publication of the order; case law

SEC. 2, RULE 108. ENTRIES SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR CORRECTION

Entries subject to cancellation or correction under Rule 108

SECTION 3, RULE 108. PARTIES.

Civil Registrar and all affected to be made parties to the proceeding

Failure to comply with the requirements of Rule 108 of the Rules of Court for
correction of entries in the civil register fatal to the petition

  • Yu v. Civil Registrar of Manila, GR L-36478, Apr. 29, 1983, 121 SCRA 873

All possible indispensable parties must
be duly notified of the proceedings; case law

Lack of summons not cured by publication; case law

  • Ceruila v. Delantar, GR 140305, Dec. 9, 2005, 477 SCRA 134

SECTION 4, RULE 108. NOTICE AND PUBLICATION

Court order fixing the time and place for the hearing to be published

Court orders after the filing of the petition

SECTION 5, RULE 108. OPPOSITION

SECTION 6, RULE 108. EXPEDITING PROCEEDINGS

Court may grant preliminary injunction

SECTION 7, RULE 108. ORDER

Certified copy of the judgment to be served upon the civil registrar