Category: LATEST SUPREME COURT CASES


CASE 2020-33: IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR WRIT OF AMPAROAND WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUZ IN FAVOR OF ALICIA JASPER LUCENA; RELISSA SANTOS LUCENA AND FRANCIS B. LUCENA VS. SARAH ELAGO, KABATAAN PARTY LIST REPRESENTATIVE; ALEX DANDAY, NATIONAL SPOKEPERSON OF ANAKBAYAN, CHARY DELOS REYES, BIANCA GACOS, JAY ROVEN BALAIS VILLAFUERTE, MEMBERS AND RECRUITERS OF ANAK BAYAN; AND ATTY. MARIA KRISTINA CONTI (G.R. NO. 252120, SEPTEMBER 15 2020, PERALTA, J.) (SUBJECT/S: WRIT OF AMPARO; WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS)

DISPOSITIVE:

IN VIEW WHEREOF, the prayers for the issuance of the writs of amparo and habeas corpus are hereby DENIED. The instant petition is DISMISSED.

So Ordered.

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

WHAT DOES WRIT OF AMPARO COVER?

ONLY EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES.

REASON OF THE COURT IN NOT GRANTING WRIT OF AMPARO AND HABEAS CORPUS?

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CASE 2020-0032: ATTY. BRYAN S. LIM AND NESTOR R. WONG  VS. ATTY. JOSE C. TABILIRAN JR. (A.C. NO. 10793, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020, PERLAS-BERNABE, J.) (SUBJECT/S: DUTIES OF NOTARY PUBLIC)

DISPOSITIVE:

  SO ORDERED.

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

CAN A NOTARY PUBLIC NOTARIZE A DEED OF SALE EXECUTED BY HIS SON?

NO, AS EXPLAINED BY THE COURT:

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CASE 2020-0031: HENRIETTA PICZON-HERMOSO AND BEZALEL PICSON HERMOSO VS. ATTY. SYLVESTER C. PARADO (A.C. NO. 8116, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020, PERLAS-BERNABE, J.) (SUBJCET/S: NOTARIAL PRACTICE)

DISPOSITIVE:

WHEREFORE, the Court finds respondent Atty. Sylvester C. Parado GUILTY of violating the 2004 Rules on Notarial Practice and the Code of Professional Responsibility. Accordingly, the Court hereby SUSPENDS him from the practice of law for a period of two (2) years; PROHIBITS him from being commissioned as a notary public for a period of two (2) years; and REVOKES his incumbent comm1ss10n as a notary public, if any. He is WARNED that a repetition of the same offense or similar acts in the future shall be dealt with more severely. The suspension from the practice of law, the prohibition from being commissioned as notary public, and the revocation of his notarial commission, if any, shall take effect immediately upon receipt of this Decision by Atty. Parado. He is DIRECTED to immediately file a Manifestation to the Court that his suspension has started, copy furnished all courts and quasi-judicial bodies where he has entered his appearance as counsel.

Let copies of this Decision be furnished to the Office of the Bar Confidant to be appended to Atty. Parado’s personal record as an attorney; the Integrated Bar of the Philippines for its information and guidance; and the Office of the Court Administrator for circulation to all courts in the country.

SO ORDERED.

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

WHAT HAPPENED IN THIS CASE?

ATTY. PARADO NOTARIZED A DOCUMENT EVEN THOUGH THOUGH THE PARTIES WERE NOT PRESENT. ALSO, ATTY PARADO DID NOT FILE ANSWER TO THE COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST HIM. FURTHER, HE WAS NOT COMMISSIONED AS NOTARY PUBLIC WHEN HE NOTARIZED SUBJECT DEEDS.

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