(2016) JELR 107749 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM 66/2015 ·  21 Sep 2016 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
matrimonial home
continuous period
presentation of the petition
terms of settlement
calvary baptist church
marriage ordinance
subsistence of the marriage
term time
16th day of november
3rd day of december
case of the petitioner
consent judgment
court finds
co-worker of the petitioner
credible evidence
cross examination
custody of the child
custody of the only issue of the marriage
customs officer of the ghana revenue authority
demeanour of the respective parties
emmanuel gidisi tetteh
following reliefs
grant of a decree of divorce
grant of a divorce petition
issue of the marriage
long periods
marital differences
marriage certificate of the parties
material particulars of his alleged unreasonable behaviour
matrimonial causes act
particulars of unreasonable behaviour
petitioner’s case
presence of their little daughter
presence of the police personnel
respect of the ancillary reliefs
view of the conduct of the petitioner

J U D G M E N T 

Joyce Marmeley Tetteh (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Emmanuel Gidisi Tetteh (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) at the Calvary Baptist Church, Circle Branch on the 16th day of November, 2000. The Petitioner is a banker whilst the Respondent is a Customs Officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority. 

There is one issue of the marriage - a girl by name Yehoda Tetteh who is twelve years old. The parties cohabited at No. 33 Papaya Loop, Teshie Manhean  until the 3rd day of December 2012 when the Petitioner relocated to Kotobabi.  She is currently at Anyaa, Ablekuma. 

It is the case of the Petitioner that the Respondent has behaved in such a way that the she cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent as the Respondent has caused the Petitioner much anxiety and distress.

In the petition filed on the 2nd day of December 2015, the particulars of unreasonable behaviour were given as follows: 

i) T…

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