Admission by adverse party

Secs. 1 and 2 of Rule 26 of the Rules of Court, cited; once a party serves a request for admission as to the truth of any material and relevant matter of fact, the party to whom such request is served has 15 days within which to file a sworn statement answering it; in case of failure to do so, each of the matters of which admission is requested shall be deemed admitted; exception. (Duque vs. Sps. Yu, G.R. No. 226130, Feb. 19, 2018)