GEORGINA APPIAH-AMPONSAH
V.
GODFRED AMPONSAH

(2016) JELR 107611 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 394/2015 ·  15 Jun 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
parties
jadyn appiah-amponsah
12th day of december
terms of settlement
custody of the only child of the marriage
marital differences
marriage ordinance
matrimonial home
section
star of the sea catholic church
11th day of august
account of the petitioner
action
amended answer
bank account
break
claim
conduct of the petitioner
contract
cross-examination
cross-petition
details of the said account details
evidence
fact
family
family members
following reliefs
ghana cedis
grant of a divorce petition
house number
irreconcilable differences
management trainee
matrimonial causes act
medical bills of jadyn appiah-amponsah
monthly maintenance payments
petition
piano lessons
primary custody of the child of the household
psychological stress
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respondent’s family members
school fees of jadyn appiah-amponsah
st. benedict school
such facts
totality of the evidence
unreasonable behaviour

J U D G M E N T 

The parties were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951  Rev.) on the 12th day of December, 2009 at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Dansoman, Accra. After the marriage, the parties cohabited at House Number  8462/14, 8 Samenea Road, Dansoman, in a house belonging to the Petitioner’s  mother. 

Per the petition filed on the 11th day of August 2015, the Petitioner is  praying for the following reliefs: 

1. That the marriage contracted between herself and the Respondent under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) on the 12th day of December, 2009 be  dissolved. 

2. That the Petitioner be granted custody of the only child of the marriage  called Jadyn Appiah-Amponsah.

The Respondent filed an amended Answer and cross-petition on the 28th day of September 2015 denying the material particulars. He cross-petitioned for reliefs as follows: 

1. Declaration that the marriage between the Respondent and the Petitioner has broken down beyond reconciliation on account of t…

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