BENEDICTA M. MARQUAYE
V.
MARTIN TWENEBOAH-KODUA

(2016) JELR 107505 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC/270/2016 ·  21 Nov 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DAVIS J.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
adultery
court
parties
reconciliation
evidence
matrimonial causes act
section
unreasonable behavior
7th day of may
accordance
alimony of gh
counsel
course of the marriage
cross-examination
differences
dzorwulu baptist church
fact
matrimonial home
petition
tear of married life
13th day of april
allegation
answer
case
chief
conclusion
conduct
cost
cross-petition
diligent efforts
efforts
executive assistant
grant of a decree of divorce
issues of the marriage
marriage ordinance
mr. martin tweneboah-kodua
point
private firm
purpose
result of the differences
said marriage
unreasonable wear

JUDGMENT 

Madam Benedicta Merley Marquaye (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and  Mr. Martin Tweneboah-Kodua (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married  under the Marriage Ordinance, 1951 Rev. (CAP 127) on the 7th day of May, 2011 at  the Dzorwulu Baptist Church, Accra. 

There are no issues of the marriage. Both parties are citizens of Ghana. 

The Petitioner is an Executive Assistant in a Law firm whilst the Respondent is an Information Technology Support Manager in a private firm.

The Petitioner, per her petition filed on the 13th day of April, 2015, is praying the Court that the said marriage be dissolved, for an alimony of GH¢100,000.00 and for the Respondent to bear the cost incurred by her in order to prosecute this case. 

The Respondent filed his answer and cross-petition on the 12th day of May, 2015 denying the material particulars and prayed the Court to dissolve the marriage. 

In her evidence-in-chief, the Petitioner testified on oath at the hearing of the  petition, rel…

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