On Criminal Law
1. That the offender has intent to defraud another;
2. That the offender compels him to sign, execute, or deliver any
public instrument or document; and
3. That the compulsion is by means of violence or intimidation.
This article is not applicable if the document is void.
Applies even if document signed, executed or delivered is a private
or commercial document.
If the violence resulted in the death of the person to be defrauded,
crime is robbery with homicide and shall be penalized under
Art 294 par. 1.
Art. 298 applies to private or commercial document.
Art. 298 is not applicable if the document is void.
When the offended party is under obligation to sign, execute or
deliver the document under the law, it is not robbery but coercion