BERNICE YEMPEW
V.
DANIEL YEMPEW

(2016) JELR 107525 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 239/2015 ·  17 May 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY J.
Core Terms Beta
petitioner
respondent
parties
marriage
court
section
11th day of october
evidence
man
matrimonial home
petition
reconciliation
visitation rights
wife
17th day of march
accordance
april
chief
child
continuous period
custody of john yempew
custody of the child of the marriage john yempew
date
divorce
favour of the petitioner
final settlement
following property
grant of the divorce petition
grounds
half plot of land
lump sum
marriage certificate
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
medical needs of the only child of the marriage
only ground
provision
respective counsel
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respondent’s counsel cross
said marriage
such grounds
such maintenance
terms of settlement
undeveloped half plot of land
undeveloped plot of land

J U D G M E N T 

The parties were married on the 11th day of October, 2002 at the Accra  Metropolitan Assembly, Accra, under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127). 

This petition was filed on the 17th day of March, 2015 for the following  reliefs. 

a. That the said marriage between the Petitioner and the Respondent be  dissolved. 

b. That the Petitioner be granted custody of the child of the marriage John Yempew with visitation rights to the Respondent  

c. That the Respondent be ordered to make to the Petitioner such maintenance pending suit and thereafter periodic payments as many be  just. 

d. That the Respondent be ordered to pay in the alternative to the Petitioner  a lump sum of fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢50,000.00). 

e. That the following property be settled in favour of the Petitioner;

An undeveloped half plot of land lying and situate at Ho in the Volta  Region. 

The Respondent filed an Answer on the 8th of June, 2015 and denied the material particulars. He prayed the Court as follo…

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