The parties were married under the Marriage ordinance on the 5th day of November, 2011 at Accra Metropolitan Assembly.
Per a petition filed on the 21st of February, 2007, the petitioner claims against the Respondent as follows:
a) That the said marriage be dissolved.
b) That the Respondent be ordered to pay the Petitioner a lump sum compensation and the cost of the petition.
The Respondent filed an Answer on the 16th day of March, 2017 in which he denied the material particulars. He cross-petitioned as follows:
a) An order for the dissolution of the ordinance marriage.
b) Lump sum financial settlement.
At the close of pleadings, the issues to be determined are:
1. Whether or not the marriage has broken down beyond reconciliation.
2. Whether or not each of the parties is entitled to a lump sum provision.
Prior to the hearing, the parties executed and filed terms of settlement on the 11th day of May, 2017.
At the trial, the petitioner, who is an Israeli citizen testified …