DAVID AGBODZA
V.
FELICIA AGBODZA

(2016) JELR 107533 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC/ 388/2014 ·  22 Dec 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DAVIS
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
parties
order
court
section
accra
bedroom
matrimonial home
properties
wife
continuous period
11th day of july
household chores
joint properties
legal counsel
matrimonial bedroom
matrimonial causes act
order of the court
petition
share of the said properties
behavior of the respondent
children of the marriage
costs
court room
cross-examination
cross-examination of the respondent
cross-petition
dissolution of the marriage
financial settlement
frequent departure
grant of a decree of divorce
immovable property
marriage ordinance
petitioner pays
previous counsel
recent times
respondent consents
said anna
sexual intercourse
such consent
such sum of money

JUDGMENT 

The Petitioner and the Respondent got married under the Marriage Ordinance,  1951 Rev. (CAP 127) on the 11th day of July, 2008 in Accra.  

Both parties are Ghanaians and domiciled in Accra, Ghana. The Petitioner  was a Clearing Agent at Tema whilst the Respondent was a trader. Both parties said  they are currently unemployed. There are no children of the marriage. 

The Petitioner filed a petition praying the Court for the following reliefs:

a. Dissolution of the marriage between him and the Respondent

b. An order of the Court directed at the Respondent to vacate the matrimonial  home within 7 days after the judgment 

c. An order directed at the Respondent to hand over the keys to the bedroom in  her possession.

The Respondent filed an answer and a cross-petition and prayed for the following  reliefs: 

a. To declare properties situate at Ho and Madina, Accra as joint properties and  an order for 50% share of the said properties in favour of the Respondent 

b. An order directed at …

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