(2016) JELR 107614 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 265/2015 ·  23 Sep 2016 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
22nd day of december
ghana cedis
ground floor
issues of the marriage
terms of settlement
top floor
petitioner’s father
physical abuse
18th day of july
27th day of april
2nd day of april
alternative respondent
case of the petitioner
certificate number hag
consent judgment of the court
continuous period
customary marriage
financial contribution
following reliefs
grant of a divorce petition
hope assemblies of god church
marriage certificate
matrimonial causes
matrimonial causes act
max-x annoh
only issue
petitioner 2-bedroom
residential building
respective families
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respect of the apartments
respondent consents
respondent husband
settlement meeting
sheer cruelty
storey building comprising
strange conduct of the respondent
such circumstances
wife petitioner

J U D G M E N T 

Geralda Ama Annoh (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Max-x Annoh (hereinafter called the Respondent) converted their customary marriage to a  marriage under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) on the 22nd day of December, 2000 at the Hope Assemblies of God Church, Mamprobi, Accra. After the marriage, the parties cohabited in Accra. 

There are two issues of the marriage. Per the petition filed on the 2nd day of April, 2015, the Petitioner works with ACUMED Lab at Korle Bu and the Respondent is a private school proprietor/teacher.

On the grounds that the Respondent has behaved in such a cruel manner that she cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent, the Petitioner is seeking the following reliefs: 

(a) The marriage between the Petitioner and Respondent hereto be dissolved.

(b)That the Respondent be ordered to pay to Petitioner her contribution, both  material and monetary which she made towards the acquisition of the one storey building comp…

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