DILYS MATE-KOLE
V.
ATTAH PIEPPIM

(2016) JELR 107535 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM/0098/2015 ·  26 Aug 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY J.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
parties
petitioner
marriage
evidence
united kingdom
court
petition
2nd day of may
31st day of january
man
section
wife
18th day of july
9th day of march
continuous period
unreasonable behaviour
30th day of june
answer
behalf of the respondent
conduct
consent judgment
considered opinion
copy of the divorce certificate
grant of a divorce petition
grounds
international gospel church
issues of the marriage
lawful attorney
marriage certificate
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
petitioner’s case
point
respective families of the parties
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respect of this petition
respondent husband
respondent’s answer
respondent’s counsel
respondent’s lawful attorney
samuel sackey
terms
wife petitioner
will of a spouse

J U D G M E N T 

The parties were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951  Rev.) on the 2nd day of May, 2009 at the International Gospel Church (ICGC) Odumase-Krobo. There are no issues of the marriage. Both parties are  Ghanaians. The Petitioner, on the grounds that the Respondent has behaved in such a manner that she cannot be expected to live with him, filed this petition on  the 9th day of March, 2016. 

The Respondent is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom whilst the  Petitioner is domiciled in Ghana. Consequently, the petition was served on the  Respondent outside the jurisdiction. The Respondent filed appearance through  his lawyers and filed an Answer on the 30th day of June, 2016. He appointed Samuel Sackey as his lawful attorney in respect of this petition. He averred that  the parties were not living together prior to his departure to the United Kingdom on the 31st day of January, 2011. He averred that he has not opposed to the  application. 

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