What is real party-in-interest?
Answer: A real party-in-interest is the party who would be benefited or injured by the judgment or the party entitled to the avails of the suit. (Salonga vs Warner Barnes and Co., Ltd., 88 Phil. 125; UP Board of Regents vs Ligot-Telan, 45 SCAD 429, G.R. No. 110280, October 21, 1993). (Sec. 2; Borlongan, et al. vs. Madrides, et al, G.R. No. 120267, January 25, 2000).