Philippine Supreme Court Jurisprudence

January-2021



  • G.R. No. 220606 - MIGUEL D. GOCOLAY, PETITIONER, VS.MICHAEL BENJO GOCOLAY, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 248652 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. ANTONIO M. TALAUE, ACCUSED-APPELLANT.

  • A.M. No. 20-07-10-SC - Re: LETTER OF MRS. MA. CRISTINA ROCO CORONA REQUESTING THE GRANT OF RETIREMENT AND OTHER BENEFITS TO THE LATE FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE RENATO C. CORONA AND HER CLAIM FOR SURVIVORSHIP PENSION AS HIS WIFE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9946

  • AM. No. P-21-4102 [Formerly A.M. No. 18-04-42-MTC] - RE: REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL AUDIT CONDUCTED IN THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT, LABO, CAMARINES NORTE

  • A.C. No. 12876 [Formerly CBD Case No. 15-4823] - PETER LANCE DILLON, COMPLAINANT, V. ATTY. NAPOLEON C. DE QUIROZ, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 242764 - THEO-PAM TRADING CORPORATION, PETITIONER, V. BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY AND THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT, RESPONDENTS.

  • A.C. No. 12875 - PRUDENCIO B. PORTUGUESE, JR., COMPLAINANT, V. ATTY. JERRY R. CENTRO, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 246466 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. REYMAR MASILANG Y LACISTE, ACCUSED-APPELLANT.

  • G.R. Nos. 234664-67 - RAUL R. LEE, PETITIONER, V. HON. SANDIGANBAYAN FIRST DIVISION AND PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPONDENTS.

  • G.R. No. 195217 - NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION (NPC), PETITIONER, V. SPOUSES RUFO AND TOMASA LLORIN, REPRESENTED BY THEIR ATTORNEY-IN-FACT, CORAZON CANDELARIA, RESPONDENTS.

  • G.R. No. 198832 - REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, PETITIONER, V. SPS. VIRGILIO AND ANNA RAMIREZ LONTOK, RISING SUN MOTORS CORPORATION, AND THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF LOS BA´┐ŻOS AND SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA, RESPONDENTS.

  • G.R. No. 252267 - MELVIN ENCINARES Y BALLON, PETITIONER, V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPONDENT.

  • A.C. No. 12912 - DOLORES DE VERA, COMPLAINANT, V. ATTY. CENON J. NAVARRO, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 226615 - EMILIO J. AGUINALDO IV, PETITIONER, V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 227868 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. ELY POLICARPIO Y NATIVIDAD ALIAS "DAGUL," ACCUSED-APPELLANT.

  • G.R. No. 237133 - MIGDONIO RACCA AND MIAM GRACE DIANNE RACCA, PETITIONERS, V. MARIA LOLITA A. ECHAGUE, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 236807 - CONCHITA M. DELA CRUZ, PETITIONER, V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPONDENT.; G.R. No. 236810 - MAXIMO A. BORJE, ET AL., PETITIONERS, V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPONDENT.

  • G.R. No. 246096 - SPOUSES BENNY AND NORMITA ROL, PETITIONERS, V. ISABEL URDAS RACHO, RESPONDENT.

  • UDK 16666 - ISMAEL C. BUGNA, JR., BEVERLY C. MANANGUITE, CARISSA D. GALING, AND JOSEFINA O. PELO, PETITIONERS, V. COMMISSION ON AUDIT (COA) COMMISSION PROPER AND COA REGIONAL OFFICE NO. VIII, RESPONDENTS.

  • G.R. No. 204152 - DENR EMPLOYEES UNION (DENREU) AND KALIPUNAN NG MGA KAWANI SA KAGAWARAN NG KALIKASAN (K4), PETITIONERS, V. SECRETARY FLORENCIO B. ABAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT AND THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT, RESPONDENTS.

  • G.R. No. 205725 - MARCELO M. CORPUZ, JR., Petitioner, v. GERWIL CREWING PHILS., INC., Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 215955 - METROPOLITAN WATERWORKS AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM, Petitioner, v. CENTRAL BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS, THE PASAY CITY LOCAL BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS, PASAY CITY, THE PASAY CITY TREASURER AND CITY ASSESSOR, Respondents.

  • A.M. No. RTJ-17-2494 (FORMERLY A.M. No. 16-11-03-SC) - RE: MOTU PROPRIO FACT-FINDING INVESTIGATION ON THE ISSUANCE OF SEARCH WARRANT AND OTHER PENDING INCIDENTS IN THE CASE OF THE DECEASED MAYOR ROLANDO ESPINOSA, SR.; A.M. No. RTJ-19-2557 (FORMERLY OCA IPI No. 18-4897-RTJ), January 26, 2021 - CONFUSED CITIZENS OF REGION 8, Complainants, v. HON. CARLOS O. ARGUELLES, PRESIDING JUDGE, REGIONAL TRIAL COURT (RTC), BAYBAY, LEYTE, BRANCH 14, HON. JANET M. CABALONA, PRESIDING JUDGE, RTC, CALBIGA, SAMAR, BRANCH 33, HON. TARCELO A. SABARRE, JR., PRESIDING JUDGE, RTC, BASEY, SAMAR, BRANCH 30, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 204272 - MARYLOU R. ANCHETA, IN HER AND ON BEHALF OF HER MISSING FORMER COMMON-LAW HUSBAND RICARDO DIONILA, Petitioner, v. MARY CAMBAY, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 209601 - UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK, Petitioner, v. SECRETARY OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF PROSECUTOR, TIRSO ANTIPORDA, JR. AND GLORIA CARREON, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 218969 - FERNANDO PANTE Y RANGASA Petitioner, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 243470 - SPOUSES DANILO I. YABUT AND NELDA YABUT, REPRESENTED BY THEIR ATTORNEY-IN-FACT, MANUEL C. YABUT, Petitioners, v. MICHELLE C. NACHBAUR, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 249834 - DOMINIC MELECIO M. TOLEDO, WILFREDO J. AGCAOILI, FERDINAND H. MUNSAYAC, TEDDY J. SEBASTIAN, MARIE TESS B. GASPAR, JAMES S. GALANG, CHRISTIAN J. ADINA, Petitioners, v. OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, CESARIO D. GABRIEL AND ARNOLD B. BARENG, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 218383 - THE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF ILOILO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HEREIN REPRESENTED BY ATTY. EDGAR CLAUDIO O. SUMIDO, Petitioners, v. THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT, CHAIRPERSON MA. GRACIA M. PULIDO-TAN, COMMISSIONER HEIDI L. MENDOZAAND COMMISSIONER JOSE A. FABIA, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 214542 - RONNIE L. SINGSON, Petitioner, v. ARKTIS MARITIME CORP./FILPRIDE SHIPPING, CO., INC./PROSPER MARINE PRIVATE LTD., RESPONDENTS

  • G.R. No. 196158 - MAGNA READY MIX CONCRETE CORPORATION, Petitioner, v. ANDERSEN BJORNSTAD KANE JACOBS, INC., Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 216492 - ARTOO P. GARIN, Petitioner, v. CITY OF MUNTINLUPA, HON. INTING, JAIME FRESNEDI, IN HIS OFFICIAL AND CAPACITY AS CITY MAYOR, KATARUNGAN VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 220606 - MIGUEL D. GOCOLAY, Petitioner, v. MICHAEL BENJO GOCOLAY, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 228236 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL, Petitioner, v. DAISY B. PANGA-VEGA, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 230138 - ST. MARY'S ACADEMY CALOOCAN CITY, INC., PETITIONER, OF VS. HON. KIM JACINTO S. HENARES, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, HON. GERARDO R. FLORENDO, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS REGIONAL DIRECTOR, BIR REVENUE REGION NO. 5, CALOOCAN CITY, AND HON. REBE D. DETABLAN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS REVENUE DISTRICT OFFICER, BIR REVENUE DISTRICT NO. 27 (CALOOCAN CITY), AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 233861 - CITY OF ILOILO, Petitioner, v. PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY AND DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES

  • G.R. No. 230599 - ALFREDO SULIT, JULITA SULIT, AND THE HEIRS OF ARSENIO SULIT, REPRESENTED BY ALFREDO SULIT, Petitioners, v. SPOUSES EUGENIO AND ZENAIDA ALFONSO, SPOUSES EFREN AND EUGENIA SULIT, SPOUSES REYNALDO AND NORMA DIZON, SPOUSES MANALILI, LEONILO DANILO DISOR, EISELLE S. ALFONSO, ELITA S. ALFONSO, EDWIN S. ALFONSO, CRISANTA MAGTALAS AND THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF BULACAN, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 246231 - ALLAN DE VERA Y ANTE, Petitioner, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 203785 - PEDRITO VALENZONA, Petitioner, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 238715 - RUEL POQUIZ Y ORCINE AND REY VALENCIA Y GALUTAN, Petitioners, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 248819 - GRACE CRISILDA A. PANTALEON, Petitioner, v. OMBUDSMAN-MINDANAO, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 236290 - JOURNEY KENNETH ASA Y AMBULO, Petitioner, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES; Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 238612 - JEROME I. MARIVELES, Petitioner, v. WILHELMSEN-SMITHBELL MANNING, INC. AND WILHELMSEN SHIP MANAGEMENT, LTD., Respondents.

  • A.M. No. RTJ 20-2596 (Formerly OCA IPI No. 16-4590-RTJ) - LIZA DE LEON-PROFETA, Petitioner, v. JUDGE FRANCISCO G. MENDIOLA, PRESIDING JUDGE OF REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, BRANCH 115, PASAY CITY, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 218115 - PAL MARITIME CORPORATION, NORWEST MANAGEMENT CO. (PTE) LTD. SINGAPORE/ SONRISA N. DAVID, Petitioners, v. DARWIN D. DALISAY, Respondent. [G.R. No. 218170, January 27, 2021] DARWIN D. DALISAY, Petitioner, v. PAL MARITIME CORPORATION, NORWEST MANAGEMENT CO. (PTE) LTD., AND/ OR SONRISA N. DAVID, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 225914 - SQUARE METER TRADING CONSTRUCTION AND LITO C. PASCUAL, Petitioners, v. COURT OF APPEALS, RICARDO GALLANO, FELIMON FRANCISCO, OSCAR BORJA, ET AL, Respondents.


  • G.R. No. 210976 - UCPB LEASING AND FINANCE CORPORATION, Petitioner, v. HEIRS OF FLORENCIO LEPORGO, SR., REPRESENTED BY FLORENCIO LEPORGO, JR., Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 241390 - XXX, Petitioner, v. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 239783 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. JULIUS CAPONGOL Y MAICO AND ARWIN BIO Y VILLEZA, Accused-Appellants.

  • G.R. No. 207675 - RAMON JACINTO, Petitioner, v. ATTY. BENEDICT LITONJUA AND ATTY. JOSE MA. ROSENDO A. SOLIS, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 205257 - FERNANDO C. GOSOSO, Petitioner, v. LEYTE LUMBER YARD AND HARDWARE, INC., AND RUBEN L. YU, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 198015 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. AVELINA MANALANG A.K.A. TESS ROBLES, A.K.A. ALVINA MANALANG, Accused-Appellants.

  • G.R. No. 220749 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MELVIN PEREIRA y MONTALVO, Accused-Appellant.

  • G.R. No. 217454 - AGRO FOOD AND PROCESSING CORP., Petitioner, v. VITARICH CORPORATION, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 227095 - TRANS INDUSTRIAL UTILITIES, INC., SPOUSES RODOLFO and VICTORIA TIU, and JUANITA T. TIU, Present: Petitioners, v. METROPOLITAN. BANK & TRUST COMPANY, substituted by MERIDIAN Promulgated: (SPV-AMC) CORPORATION, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 238289 - OSCAR S. ORTIZ, Petitioner, v. FOREVER RICHSONS TRADING CORPORATION, CHARVERSON WOOD INDUSTRY CORPORATION, and ADAN CO, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 245922 - PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Appellee, v. DANILO TORO Y DIANO @ "OTO", Appellant.

  • A.M. No. SB-14-21-J - RE: ALLEGATIONS MADE UNDER OATH AT THE SENATE BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE HEARING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 AGAINST GREGORY S. ONG, SANDIGANBAYAN.

  • G.R. No. 192332 - EMILY ESTORES Y PECARDAL, Petitioner, v. PEOPLEOF THE PHILIPPINES Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 225565 - CAMP JOHN HAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, REPRESENTED BY MANUEL T. UBARRA, JR., Petitioner, v. OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA, FELICITO C. PAYUMO, ZORAYDA AMELIA C. ALONZO, TERESITA A. DESIERTO, MA. AURORA GEOTINA-GARCIA, FERDINAND S. GOLEZ, ELMAR M. GOMEZ AND MAXIMO L. SANGIL, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 227614 - REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, REPRESENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Petitioner, v. ROPA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND/OR ROBINSON YAO, AND/OR JOVITO YAO, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 195987 - PROVINCE OF PAMPANGA, Petitioner, v. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY ALBERTO ROMULO AND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR), Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 207647 - REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, REPRESENTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE LAND REGISTRATION AUTHORITY (LRA), Petitioner, v. HEIRS OF SPS. MAURO BORJA AND DEMETRIA BAJAO, REPRESENTED HEREIN BY ZENAIDA BORJA JABAR, Respondents.

  • G.R. No. 220606 - MIGUEL D. GOCOLAY, PETITIONER, VS.MICHAEL BENJO GOCOLAY, Respondent.

  • G.R. No. 243951 - RAYMOND D. JACOB, JOERY L. SITJAR, AYAN C. GABRIEL, GREGORIO B. BALATON, LAWRENCE ALBERT N. INSIGNE, AND DENNIS L. TALAMANTE, Petitioners, v. VILLASERAN MAINTENANCE SERVICE CORP. AND MARIA ANTONIA V. MERCADO, Respondents.




















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