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Republic of the Philippines

Regional Trial Court


th
8 Judicial Region Branch VI
Tacloban City

BENJIE PARAS and KOBE PARAS, Civil Case No. xxx


Plaintiffs,

- versus – For: Annulment of Transfer


Certificate of Title No.
SPS. HAULO xxx, 1234; Etc.
Annulment of
And Those Acting Under
Her Authority; and the
REGISTER OF DEEDS OF
RIZAL
Defendants.
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JUDICIAL AFFIDAVIT OF MARICEL PESIGAN

I, MARICEL PESIGAN, 40 years old, married, residing at Tacloban City, after


having been sworn to in accordance with the law do hereby depose and state:

That Atty. Merry Dee is the counsel who conducted and supervised my
examination as a witness at her office at 203, Maria Cristina, Tacloban, Philippines;

That I am answering the questions herein fully conscious that I do so under oath
and that I may be criminally liable for false testimony or perjury;

PURPOSE: This affidavit / testimony of witness, MARICEL PESIGAN, is being offered


to prove that the said TCT in the name of Spouses Haulo is valid.

Q1: Do you swear to tell the truth and nothing but the truth?
A1: Yes Ma’am.

Q2: Please state your name and other personal circumstances for the record.
A2: I am Maricel Pesigan, 40 years of age, married and resides in Tacloban City. I am
one of the helpers of Sps. Haulo for 20 years that they supported to finish my
studies.

Q3: Do you personally know the plaintiff?


A3: No Ma’am, but I personally know the wife of Benjie.

Q4: What is your relation to the Benjie’s wife?


A4: Wala po. Pero andun po ako when she handed the deed.

Q5: What is your knowledge about the defendant acquiring a property from Sps. Paras?
A5: On January 10, 2002, Jackie, Benjie’s wife came to Sps. Haulo’s residence to settle
the sale of said property. I remember that it was just Jackie. She transacted for Sps.
Paraz.
Q6: Where were you exactly when their conversation took place?
A6: I was seated beside Mrs. Haulo, assisting her with the food preparation.

Q7: What do you remember of the conversation?


A7: At first, Mr. Haulo asked why the property owners were not around, and how they
are not able to show up during the signing. She said that the Sps. Paraz were busy
with other matters that is why they could not come that day.

Q8: How did Mr. Haulo agree to this?


A8: Mr. Haulo took it as a trust risk if the signatures were real as they did not sign in
the presence of witnesses and the other party.

Q9: What happened after this?


A9: Jackie bid goodbye and received the payment for the property.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature this 12th day of


March 2016 at Tacloban City, Philippines.

Maricel Pesigan
Affiant

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me, a notary public of Tacloban City on


this 19th of May 2018, affiant personally came and appeared before me, exhibiting her
Passport No. 089878 issued on April 15, 2017 at Tacloban City, known to me and avowed
under penalty of law to the whole truth of the contents of said instrument.

Julia C. Romualdez
Atty. Julia C. Romualdez
NOTARY PUBLIC
Until December 31, 2016
PTR No. 050183/Baguio City/01-11-16
Roll of Atty. No. 8121983
IBP Lifetime Membership No. 9031984
Tacloban City

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ATTESTATION OF LEGAL COUNSEL

I, FAYE ONG, Asst. Provincial Prosecutor, Detailed PPO-Tacloban City, Leyte,


after having been sworn to in accordance with the law do hereby depose and say:

1. That I have faithfully recorded or caused to be recorded the questions I asked


and the corresponding answers that witness, Maricel Pesigan, gave;
2. That I have not, nor any other person present or assisting coached the witness
regarding the witness’ answers; and
3. That I fully understand that any false attestation shall subject me to disciplinary
action, including disbarment.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature this 12th day of


March 2016 at Tacloban City, Philippines.

Merry Dee
ATTY. MERRY DEE
Counsel for Plaintiff
DEE Law Office
203, Maria Cristina, Tacloban City

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 19th day of May 2018 at Tacloban
City, Philippines.

Julia C. Romualdez
Atty. Julia C. Romualdez
NOTARY PUBLIC
Until December 31, 2016
PTR No. 050183/Baguio City/01-11-16
Roll of Atty. No. 8121983
IBP Lifetime Membership No. 9031984
Tacloban City

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