IVY DZIFA KATAMANI
V.
KENNETH TORBI

(2016) JELR 107735 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 387/2015 ·  29 Jun 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
petitioner
respondent
marriage
matrimonial home
24th day of june
differences
evidence
sum of gh
accra
attempts
bedroom house
counsel
divorce petition
parties
15th april
circuit court
claim
day
evidence of the petitioner
facts
further claims
half interest
ho circuit court
interest
katamani torbi
kenneth torbi
lump sum of gh
lump sum payment of gh
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
past year
perpetual injunction
petition
petitioner’s case
petitioner’s person
public servant
release
respective family members
respective parties
respect of any obligation
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respect of the subject-matter
said marriage
section
subject matter of the divorce petition
terms of settlement
volta region

J U D G M E N T 

Ivy Dzifa Katamani Torbi (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Kenneth Torbi (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married on the 24th day of June 2000 at Kpetoe – Agortime under Ewe customary law and usage. The said marriage was converted to a marriage under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev) on the same day at the Circuit Court, Ho, Volta Region. 

The Petition was filed on the 5th day of August, 2016 for the following  reliefs: 

a. An order that the marriage celebrated at the offices of the Registrar of  Marriages, Ho Circuit Court, in the Volta Region of the Republic of Ghana  between the Petitioner and the Respondent on the 24th day of June 2000 be dissolved since same has broken down beyond reconciliation.

b. One half interest of the four (4) bedroom house at Adentan, being the  matrimonial home be settled on the Petitioner. 

c. Lump sum of GH¢100,000 (one hundred thousand Ghana cedis) be settled on the Petitioner herein. 

d. Perpetual injunction restr…

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