KOFI ADUNOUM
V.
VERA AMOAKO

(2016) JELR 107754 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM/0072/16 ·  12 Aug 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
petitioner
marriage
respondent
evidence
parties
issues of the marriage
9th day of january
court
diligent effort
dissolution of the marriage
father
grounds
matrimonial home
petition
section
word miracle church
apparent response
case of the petitioner
chief
conduct of the parties
consents
custody
custody of the respondent
customary law
emotional abuse of the respondent
family member
grant of a divorce petition
infant children of the marriage
international assignments
maame sika kyeraa aduonum
matrimonial causes act
medical bills of the issues of the marriage
monthly maintenance of gh
only issue
parties’ differences
party
petitioner’s uncle
respondent’s father
said response
school fees
support of the marriage
united states of america
unlimited access
vera aduonum
vera ama amoako

J U D G M E N T 

The parties were married on the 9th day of January, 2005, under customary law which was converted into a marriage under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) at the Word Miracle Church at Dzorwulu, Accra. 

The Petitioner is a journalist and the Respondent is a banker with Fidelity Bank, Tudu Branch, Accra. There are two issues of the marriage namely Kofi  Owusu Aduonum and Maame Sika Kyeraa Aduonum who are 9 years and 5 years  old respectively. 

On the grounds that the Respondent has behaved in such a way that he cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent, the petition was filed  on the 19th day of February, 2016 for the following reliefs: 

a. That the marriage celebrated at the Word Miracle Church International, Dzorwulu, Accra be dissolved.

b. That custody of the two (2) infant children of the marriage, be given to the Respondent with the Petitioner having unlimited access to the  children. 

c. That each party is to bear the costs of the action. 

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