LAMBERT SACKEY AND ANO
V.
GEORGE CHIDIAC

(2016) JELR 107811 (HC)    
High Court  ·  UIT NO. FAL 16/2013 ·  21 Mar 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
PATIENCE MILLS-TETTEH (MRS)
Core Terms Beta
property
defendants
plaintiffs
house
evidence
letters of administration
2nd defendant
jack chidiack
1st plaintiff
joseph fouad chidiack
barima adwing bonsu
cross examination
title of the plaintiffs
constructive trust
personal representatives
william chidiack
death of jack chidiack
death of plaintiffs
late mr. kwao johnson
law clerk
osu district magistrate court
signature of 2nd plaintiff
state housing corporation
year lease
administration of estates act
allegation of facts
analysis of the total evidence
case of the plaintiff
credible evidence
documentary prove of payments of rent
dubious claims of the plaintiffs
ground rent
late mother
letters of administration of the late alice johnson
name william chidiack
plaintiff’s grandfather
property h
purchase of a house
said william chidiack
subsisting l
taking authourity
uncle of the defendant

JUDGMENT 

The subject matter of this action is property H/No. 10 Jomo street South  La Estate Accra. The defendants are in possession. The plaintiffs are  claiming among other reliefs, recovery of possession, and the defendants  are counter claiming for declaration that the property belongs to the estate  of their late father. It is not in dispute that the plaintiff’s grandfather was  the original purchaser but it is also not in dispute that an entire 

generation of the defendant family had lived in the property by some  arrangements which permitted Joseph Fouad Chidiack to live in the  property and after his death, the property passed on to Jack Chidiack and after the death of Jack Chidiack the property passed on to William Chidiack and subsequently to the defendants herein. In order that the plaintiffs recover possession they must prove their averment that the defendants  until now have been tenants who have been asked to vacate the property  after asserting the title of the plaintif…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading.

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login