BEATRICE KORSAH BROWN
V.
MATEY ASARE

(2015) JELR 107499 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: BDMC 248/15. ·  21 Dec 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA
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petitioner
respondent
marriage
order
reconciliation
section
1st september
grounds
judgment
marriage certificate number stp
20th july
accra
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advice
answer
appearance
children
costs of the proceedings
costs of this suit
dirty laundry
dissolution of the marriage
facts
ground
habits
inception of the marriage
insistence of the petitioner
issues of the marriage
kaneshie awudome
manner
marriage certificate
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
matrimonial home
mother
parties
petition
petitioner’s prayer
said act
said section
sole ground
testimony
testimony of both parties
trivial issues
view
view of the events
way
weeks

JUDGMENT: 

The Petitioner and Respondent were married at the St. Theresa’s Catholic  Parish at Kaneshie Awudome in Accra, under the Marriage Ordinance 1884  – 1985 (Cap 127), on 1st September 2012. The Marriage was evidenced by a  Marriage Certificate Number STP/493/2012 with License Number  STP/MC/00019/2012.  

The Respondent who entered appearance to the Petition, failed to file an  answer though he attended the trial and was heard by the Court.

According to the Petitioner, after the marriage, the parties co-habited in  Teshie Rasta, until the 20th of July 2014, when the co – habitation came to an end. There are no issues of the marriage, and no previous proceedings have been commenced in any Court.  

The Petitioner averred that the Respondent has been behaving in such a  manner that the Petitioner cannot be expected to be in the marriage, and  prays for a dissolution of the marriage on the grounds that same has broken  down beyond reconciliation, and for an order that the Respondent b…

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