2011 Bar Questions and Answers
Immediately from the issuance of the declaration of absence
3 months after the publication of the declaration of absence
6 months after the publication of the declaration of absence
15 days from the issuance of the declaration of absence
Legal parental authority.
Ordinary parental authority.
Substitute parental authority.
Special parental authority.
No, since it will put the predecessor at the risk of harm from a tempted buyer, contrary to public policy.
Yes, since the death of the decedent is certain to occur.
No, since the seller owns no inheritance while his predecessor lives.
Yes, but on the condition that the amount of the inheritance can only be ascertained after the obligations of the estate have been paid.
The original debtor is freed of liability since novation took place and this relieved him of his obligation.
The original debtor shall pay or perform the obligation with recourse to the new debtor.
The original debtor remains liable since he gave no consent to the substitution.
The original debtor shall pay or perform 50% of the obligation to avoid unjust enrichment on his part.
No, the breach of contract may in fact be tortious as when it is tainted as in this case with arbitrariness, gross bad faith, and malice.
No, denying Lennie the comfort and amenities of the business class as provided in the ticket is a tortious act.
Yes, since the facts show a breach of contract, not a quasi-delict
Yes, since quasi-delict presupposes the absence of a pre-existing contractual relation between the parties.
Be in actual possession of the property
Be the registered owner of the property
Have legal or equitable title to the property.
Be the beneficial owner of the property
No, since the marriage did not take place
Yes, since all the requisites of a donation of an immovable are present
No, since the donation and its acceptance are not in a public instrument.
Yes, since X freely donated the property to Y who became its owner.
She can file an action for annulment of marriage on ground of fraud
She can seek a declaration of nullity of the marriage based on Rene’s psychological incapacity
She can go abroad and file for divorce in a country that can grant it.
She has none since she had the opportunity to examine the goods and freely entered into the marriage.
Yes, accretion will automatically apply to the joint-donees in equal shares
Yes, since the donor’s intention is to give the whole of P50 million to the jointdonees in equal shares.
No, A”s share will revert to the donor because accretion applies only if the joint-donees are spouses
No, A’s share goes to his heirs since the donation did not provide for reversion to donor.
Yes, they may be subrogated to Raffy’s right by reimbursing to him within the required time what he paid Raul.
Yes, they may be subrogated to Raffy’s right provided they buy him out before he registers the sale.
. No, they can be subrogated to Raffy’s right only with his conformity
No, since there was no impediment to Raul selling his inheritance to a stranger
Res ipsa loquitur.
Damnum absque injuria.
Abuse of rights.
Its cause comes from the guilt of a spouse in a legal separation case, the innocent-spouse having died.
The truth of its cause is denied and not sufficiently proved by evidence
Its cause is not authorized by the law.
Its cause is not specified.
No, since the assumption is that marriage forgives all past wrongs
Yes, since the non-disclosure of that crime is the equivalent of fraud, which is a ground for annulment
. No, in case of doubt, the law must be construed to preserve the institution of marriage
No, since Manuel already served the penalty for his crime
The children born before the divorce are legitimate but those born after it are not since Arthur got the divorce when he had ceased to be a Filipino
The divorce rendered illegitimate the children born before it since the marriage that begot them had been nullified.
The children born before and after the divorce are all legitimate since Philippine law does not recognize divorce
All the children are legitimate since they were born of the same father and mother.
All persons who can enter into contracts and dispose of their property
All persons who are of legal age and suffer from no civil interdiction.
All persons who can make a last will and testament.
All persons, whether natural or artificial, who own property
Here's an interesting quiz for you.