G.R. No. 232579. September 8, 2020.
Rosie, the wife of petitioner Treyes, passed away. Rosie, who did not bear any children with petitioner Treyes, died without any will. Rosie also left behind seven siblings, i.e., the private respondents Antonio, Emilio, Heddy, Rene, Celeste, Judy, and Yvonne. At the time of her death, Rosie left behind 14 real estate properties, situated in various locations in the Philippines, which she owned together with petitioner Treyes as their conjugal properties (subject properties). Petitioner Treyes executed two Affidavits of Self-Adjudication which transfers the estate of Rosie unto himself, claiming that he was the sole heir of his deceased spouse, Rosie.