ABRAHAM YEBOAH
V.
SELINA TWUMASIWAA

(2016) JELR 107480 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 413/2014 ·  22 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY J.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
court
nii otoo
adultery
parties
petition
evidence
ex-boyfriend
said nii otoo
12th day of may
cross-examination
marriage ordinance
matrimonial home
accra metropolitan assembly
amorous relationship
cross-petition
matrimonial causes act
4th day of june
adjetey v. adjetey
affirmative case of adultery
cross examination
customary marriage rites
direct evidence of adultery
dissolution of the marriage
following reliefs
further order
grant of a decree of divorce
honourable court
illicit relationship
immovable property
irreconcilable differences
lump sum of gh
marriage certificate of the couple
nii otoo’s work place
real estate agent
respondent meets
respondent’s conduct
respondent’s ex-boyfriend
respondent’s mother
respondent’s pastor
second part of section
shop assistant

J U D G M E N T 

The Petitioner and the Respondent were married on the 12th day of May,  2012 at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap  127) (1951Rev) after their customary marriage rites a week earlier. They cohabited at Asylum Down, Accra. The marriage did not produce an issue. The  Petitioner filed the petition on 21st of May, 2014 praying the court for the  following reliefs: 

a. Dissolution of the marriage 

b. That the Respondent is not entitled to financial provision. 

c. Such further or other reliefs as this Honourable court deems fit. 

The Respondent filed an Answer on the 4th day of June, 2014 in which he  denied the material particulars. He cross-petitioned as follows: 

a. Dissolution of the marriage between the parties.

b. That the Petitioner be ordered to leave the matrimonial home at Asylum Down forthwith, or in alternative rent a place for the Respondent.

c. Petitioner be ordered to pay a lump sum of GH¢50,000.00 to the Respondent as damages and se…

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