(2016) JELR 107598 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO BDMC 467/2014 ·  22 Jan 2016 ·  Ghana
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issue of the marriage
matrimonial home
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dna test
19th day of december
catholic priest
dissolution of the marriage
evidence act
father of the child
psychiatric hospital
school fees
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19th day of june
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bank account
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corporal benjamin adjei adjetey
custody of the child of the marriage
financial hardship
gcb bank
greater part of the marriage
honourable court
identity cards
irresponsible conduct of the respondent
lack of respect
matrimonial causes act
name christian adjei adjetey
natal expenses of the petitioner
particulars of the unreasonable conduct of the respondent
paternity test
payment of arrears of maintenance
police officer
reasonable access
reasonable shelter
refusal of the respondent
respective evidence
result of the respondent
said child
sufficient evidence

 J U D G M E N T 

Felicity Nkansah (hereinafter called the Petitioner), per her petition filed on the 19th day of June 2014 is seeking the dissolution of the marriage contracted between the petitioner and Corporal Benjamin Adjei Adjetey (hereinafter  Respondent) on the 19th day of December, 2009 at the St John of the Cross Catholic Church, Kronum in Kumasi.  

The Petitioner prays the court for reliefs as follows: 

a. An order for the dissolution of the marriage contracted between the parties on the 19th of December 2009 as same has broken down beyond  reconciliation.

b. That the custody of the only child of the marriage Christian Adjei Adjetey be granted to the Petitioner with Respondent having access to him, paying his school fees, maintenance and medical bills. 

c. The payment of arrears of maintenance and domestic allowance for the past 3 years, substantial alimony, the legal fees and costs. 

The Petitioner is a Police Officer and the Respondent is a Corporal in the Ghana Armed Forces. …

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