ENRIQUEZ V. GO-TIONGCO, 220 U. S. 307 (1911)

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Enriquez v. Go-Tiongco, 220 U.S. 307 (1911)

Enriquez v. Go-Tiongco

No. 95

Argued March 13, 1911

Decided April 3, 1911

220 U.S. 307


The Supreme Court of the Philippine Islands having held that, on the death of the wife, the husband, if surviving, is entitled to settle the affairs of the community, and on his subsequent death his executor is the proper administrator of the same, and on the facts as found by both courts below, held that, in this case, the community estate is liable for services rendered with knowledge and consent of all parties in interest in connection with sale of property belonging to it after both husband and wife had died, and that the proper method of collection was by suit against the husband's representative in his capacities of executor and administrator.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

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