2020 January

CEZAR T. QUIAMBAO, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and STAR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, Respondents.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 195957, January 15, 2020 ] CEZAR T. QUIAMBAO, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and STAR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, Respondents. D E C I S I O N REYES, A., JR., J.: Before us is a Petition for Review on Certiorari against the Court of Appeals’ (CA’s) Decision[1] dated November 18, …

CEZAR T. QUIAMBAO, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and STAR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, Respondents. Read More »

PHILIPPINE-JAPAN ACTIVE CARBON CORPORATION, PETITIONER, VS. HABIB BORGAILY, RESPONDENT.

THIRD DIVISION[ G.R. No. 197022, January 15, 2020 ] PHILIPPINE-JAPAN ACTIVE CARBON CORPORATION, PETITIONER, VS. HABIB BORGAILY, RESPONDENT. DECISION CARANDANG, J.: Before Us is a Petition for Review on Certiorari[1] filed by petitioner Philippine-Japan Active Carbon Corporation assailing, the Decision[2] dated Feb1uary 25, 2011 of the Court of Appeals (CA) in CA-G.R. SP No. 01315 …

PHILIPPINE-JAPAN ACTIVE CARBON CORPORATION, PETITIONER, VS. HABIB BORGAILY, RESPONDENT. Read More »

SAMUEL ANG AND FONTAINE BLEAU FINANCE AND REALTY CORPORATION, PETITIONER, V. CRISTETA ABALDONADO, RESPONDENT.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 231913, January 15, 2020 ] SAMUEL ANG AND FONTAINE BLEAU FINANCE AND REALTY CORPORATION, PETITIONER, V. CRISTETA ABALDONADO, RESPONDENT. D E C I S I O N J. REYES, JR., J.: Before the Court is a petition for review on certiorari under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court seeking to …

SAMUEL ANG AND FONTAINE BLEAU FINANCE AND REALTY CORPORATION, PETITIONER, V. CRISTETA ABALDONADO, RESPONDENT. Read More »

SPOUSES LAURETO V. FRANCO AND NELLY DELA CRUZ-FRANCO, LARRY DELA CRUZ FRANCO, AND ROMEO BAYLE, PETITIONERS, VS. SPOUSES MACARIO GALERA, JR. AND TERESITA LEGASPINA, RESPONDENTS.

THIRD DIVISION[ G.R. No. 205266, January 15, 2020 ] SPOUSES LAURETO V. FRANCO AND NELLY DELA CRUZ-FRANCO, LARRY DELA CRUZ FRANCO, AND ROMEO BAYLE, PETITIONERS, VS. SPOUSES MACARIO GALERA, JR. AND TERESITA LEGASPINA, RESPONDENTS. DECISION LEONEN, J.: An express agreement is not necessary to establish the existence of agricultural tenancy. The tenancy relationship can be …

SPOUSES LAURETO V. FRANCO AND NELLY DELA CRUZ-FRANCO, LARRY DELA CRUZ FRANCO, AND ROMEO BAYLE, PETITIONERS, VS. SPOUSES MACARIO GALERA, JR. AND TERESITA LEGASPINA, RESPONDENTS. Read More »

CASILDA D. TAN AND/OR C & L LENDING INVESTOR, PETITIONERS, VS. LUZVILLA B. DAGPIN, RESPONDENT.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 212111, January 15, 2020 ] CASILDA D. TAN AND/OR C & L LENDING INVESTOR, PETITIONERS, VS. LUZVILLA B. DAGPIN, RESPONDENT. D E C I S I O N LAZARO-JAVIER, J.: Antecedents By Decision[1] dated September 12, 2003, the Labor Arbiter declared petitioners Casilda D. Tan and/or C & L Lending Investor …

CASILDA D. TAN AND/OR C & L LENDING INVESTOR, PETITIONERS, VS. LUZVILLA B. DAGPIN, RESPONDENT. Read More »

FLORENCIO TUMBOCON MIRAFLORES AND MA. LOURDES MARTIN MIRAFLORES, PETITIONERS, VS. OFFICE OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN AND FIELD INVESTIGATION OFFICE, RESPONDENTS.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. Nos. 238103 & 238223, January 06, 2020 ] FLORENCIO TUMBOCON MIRAFLORES AND MA. LOURDES MARTIN MIRAFLORES, PETITIONERS, VS. OFFICE OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN AND FIELD INVESTIGATION OFFICE, RESPONDENTS. D E C I S I O N LAZARO-JAVIER, J.: The Case This petition for certiorari[1] assails, on ground of grave abuse …

FLORENCIO TUMBOCON MIRAFLORES AND MA. LOURDES MARTIN MIRAFLORES, PETITIONERS, VS. OFFICE OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN AND FIELD INVESTIGATION OFFICE, RESPONDENTS. Read More »

THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. PAOLO LUIS GRATELA Y DAVILLO, ACCUSED-APPELLANT.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 225961, January 06, 2020 ] THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. PAOLO LUIS GRATELA Y DAVILLO, ACCUSED-APPELLANT. D E C I S I O N J. REYES, JR., J.: A conviction for rape may be sustained based on the medical-legal report and testimonial evidence of the victim and the medico-legal …

THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, V. PAOLO LUIS GRATELA Y DAVILLO, ACCUSED-APPELLANT. Read More »

IMELDA SZE, SZE KOU FOR, & TERESITA NG, PETITIONERS, VS. BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE, REPRESENTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, RESPONDENTS.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 210238, January 06, 2020 ] IMELDA SZE, SZE KOU FOR, & TERESITA NG, PETITIONERS, VS. BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE, REPRESENTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, RESPONDENTS. DECISION REYES, J. JR., J.: The Facts The respondent Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) issued Revenue Regulation 8-2001 or the Voluntary Assessment Program (VAP), …

IMELDA SZE, SZE KOU FOR, & TERESITA NG, PETITIONERS, VS. BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE, REPRESENTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, RESPONDENTS. Read More »

RICARIDO* GOLEZ, IN HIS OWN BEHALF AND HIS CHILDREN CRISPINO GOLEZ, ISIDRO GOLEZ, EMMA G. DE LOS SANTOS, HELEN G. CABECO, VICTORIA G. NORBE,** ANTERO GOLEZ, SIMON GOLEZ AND GRACE G. BACLAY, IN SUBSTITUTION OF THE DECEASED PRESENTACION GOLEZ, PETITIONERS, VS. MARIANO ABAIS,*** RESPONDENT.

FIRST DIVISION[ G.R. No. 191376, January 08, 2020 ] RICARIDO* GOLEZ, IN HIS OWN BEHALF AND HIS CHILDREN CRISPINO GOLEZ, ISIDRO GOLEZ, EMMA G. DE LOS SANTOS, HELEN G. CABECO, VICTORIA G. NORBE,** ANTERO GOLEZ, SIMON GOLEZ AND GRACE G. BACLAY, IN SUBSTITUTION OF THE DECEASED PRESENTACION GOLEZ, PETITIONERS, VS. MARIANO ABAIS,*** RESPONDENT. DECISION CAGUIOA, …

RICARIDO* GOLEZ, IN HIS OWN BEHALF AND HIS CHILDREN CRISPINO GOLEZ, ISIDRO GOLEZ, EMMA G. DE LOS SANTOS, HELEN G. CABECO, VICTORIA G. NORBE,** ANTERO GOLEZ, SIMON GOLEZ AND GRACE G. BACLAY, IN SUBSTITUTION OF THE DECEASED PRESENTACION GOLEZ, PETITIONERS, VS. MARIANO ABAIS,*** RESPONDENT. Read More »