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REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW II

PROF. CHRISTIAN KITVILLASIS

Assignment No. 1

1. Define Special Proceeding.


2. Distinguish Special Proceeding from a civil action.
3. Enumerate the Titles of Rules 72-109 of the Rules of Court.
4. May the Rules on ordinary actions apply to Special Proceedings?
5. Explain the following:

1. Estate 17. Legatee


2. Testamentary Privilege 18. Devisee
3. Decedent 19. Statute of Non-claims
4. Testator 20. Project of Partition
5. Testamentary succession 21. Trustee
6. Settlement of estate 22. Escheat
7. Will 23. Guardianship
8. Probate 24. Adoption
9. Reprobate 25. Proceeding in Hospitalization of
10. Executor an insane person
11. Letters testamentary 26. Habeas Corpus
12. Administrator 27. Declaration of absence
13. Letters of Administration 28. Change of Name
14. Letters of Administration with a 29. Petition for Correction of Entries
Will annexed 30. Writ of Amparo
15. Special Administrator 31. Writ of continuing mandamus
16. Ancillary Administration 32. Writ of Kalikasan

6. SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE OF DECEASED PERSONS

a) What is the purpose of settlement proceedings?


b) Which Court has jurisdiction over a settlements of estate?
c) Discuss the rules on venue in the settlement of estate?
d) Explain the principle of exclusion or preferential jurisdiction in the
settlement of estate.
e) What is the extent of the jurisdiction of the Probate Court?
f) What are the powers and duties of Probate Court?
g) May the Probate Court decide an issue of ownership?

CASES

1. Ching vs. Rodriguez, November 28, 2011


2. Montaer vs. Shariah District Court, January 20, 2009
3. Sheker vs. Estate of Alice Sheker, December 13, 2007
4. Fernandez vs. Maravilla, 10 SCRA 589 (1964)
5. Matute vs. Court of Appeals, 26 SCRA 768 (1969)
6. Ventura vs. Ventura, September 24, 1969
7. Vda. De Manalo vs. Court of Appeals, January 16, 2001
8. Reyes v. RTC of Makati, August 11, 2008
9. Puno v. Puno Enterprises, Inc. September 11, 2009
10. Balus v. Balus, January 15, 2010
11. Lim v. Court of Appeals, January 24, 2000
12. Cuenco v. Court of Appeals, October 26, 1973
13. San Luis v. San Luis, February 6, 2007
14. Fule v. Court of Appeals, SCRA 189
15. Trinidad v. Court of Appeals, September 30,1991
16. Union Bank v. Santibanez, February 23, 2005
17. Hilado v. Court of Appeals May 8, 2009
18. Heirs of Magdaleno Ypon v. Ricaforte, July 8, 2013
19. Quizon v. Belen, July 31, 2013
20. Sabidong v. Solas, June 25, 2013
21. Coca v. Pangilinan, 81 SCRA 278 (1987)
22. Bunyi v. Factor, June 30, 2009
23. Solivio v. Court of Appeals, February 12, 1990