ALEX BORKETTEY APLERH-DOKU
V.
GEORGETTE ADUBEA APLERH-DOKU

(2017) JELR 107482 (HC)    
High Court  ·  DM/0481//2016 ·  22 Mar 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY J.
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marriage
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december
ghana
calvary baptist mission
continuous period
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family
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matrimonial causes act
matrimonial home
terms of section
unreasonable behaviour
wife
30th day of january
5th day of april
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denise alexandra aplerh-doku
evidence of the petitioner
first place
grant of a decree of divorce
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mensah
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respondent consents
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united states of america

JUDGMENT 

Alex Borketey Aplerh-Doku (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Georgette Adubea  Aplerh-Doku (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married under the Marriage  Ordinance (Cap 127), at the Calvary Baptist Mission, Nungua on the 5th day of April,  2008. After the marriage, the parties cohabited at Nungua until the Respondent travelled  to the United States of America (hereinafter called the USA). 

By a petition filed on the 21st of December 2016 the Petitioner is seeking the dissolution  of the marriage.  

At the trial, the Petitioner testified on oath that he lives at No. 6 Nii Sowah  Owomuoye Street, Oyarifa, Accra. He testified further that he works with IBM as an IT  Professional. He told the court that he and the Respondent were married on the 5th day of  April 2008. He tendered a marriage certificate which was admitted in evidence as Exhibit  ‘A’. The petitioner told the court the respondent has been out of the country for three  years and that she has refused to ret…

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