HANAT SELA MOLAR PETITIONER
V.
RAMANI MOLAR

(2017) JELR 107699 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM/0057/2017 ·  27 Jun 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
parties
respondent
petitioner
court
reconciliation
terms of settlement
5th day of november
adultery
11th day of may
continuous period
petition
divorce
marriage ordinance
presentation of the petition
section
16th day of march
accra metropolitan assembly
ancillary reliefs
close of pleadings
cost of the petition
cross-examination
dissolution of the ordinance marriage
financial settlement
grant of a decree of divorce
harsh words
irreconcilable differences
israeli citizen
lump sum
lump sum compensation
marriage certificate
material particulars
part
part of her particulars of unreasonable behavior
petitioner claims
previous relationship
reason of such adultery
respondent committed adultery
respondent consents
said marriage
sexual intercourse
sole ground
states
such consent
view of fundamental religious differences
year

JUDGMENT 

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 …

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