(2015) JELR 107474 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO BDMC 471/2013 ·  26 Nov 2015 ·  Ghana
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school fees
dissolution of the marriage
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acquisition of property
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assets of rhema
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desired results
divorce case
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household chores
joint owner
lack of consortium
lump sum payment
maintenance of children of the marriage
matrimonial properties
open court
ownership rights
particularities of an individual case
petitioner’s children rachel
petitioner’s contention
petitioner’s failure
physical abuse
provision of other educational needs
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said property
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share of all properties
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transfer of shares
unchallenged evidence
valuable contributions
visitation rights


The Petitioner herein filed a petition praying the Court for the dissolution of the marriage  between the parties by this court thus; 

(a) That the marriage between the parties be dissolved and any such orders as  the court may deem fit 

(b) That petitioner’s children Rachel and Kenneth Nyanteh be made to spend  their holidays with him and visitation rights over the rest of the children. 

According to the petitioner the marriage had broken down beyond reconciliation and he  could not be expected to live with the respondent as man and wife. The parties were married under the ordinance in 1998 and cohabited at New Achimota in Accra. They were blessed  with five children all of whom have attained majority. 

It is the petitioner’s contention that the respondent has made it a habit of defaming,  embarrassing and incessantly accusing him of infidelity and has often subjected him to  physical abuse and once bundled him off to the psychiatric hospital under the pretext that he was not…

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