Civil Procedure: Rule 32 Trial by Commissioner
Laluan v. Malpaya, 64 SCRA
Lim Tan Hu v. Ramolete, supra
Pagkatipunan v. Bautista, 108 SCRA
NOTES ON TRIAL BY COMMISSIONER
Rule 18. Pre-Trial
Laying down the issues – allegations and what are being denied.
Stipulation of facts – evidentiary facts
Compromise judgment – final & executory; immediately executory.
1. Trial by assessors – Pagkatipunan v. Bautista, mandatory
Rarely invoked; tend to earn the ire of the judge
Sit only for the trial
2. Trial by commissioners
3. Delegation of reception of evidence by the Clerk of Court
Qualifications of Assessors Act 190 –
Source: University of the Philippines