LAWRENCE ACQUAH
V.
BERTHA ACQUAH

(2016) JELR 107756 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 60/2011 ·  22 Sep 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY

J U D G M E N T 

The parties were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951  Rev.) on the 29th day of December, 2007 at the High Powered Ministries International, Lashibi, Accra. The parties who are both Ghanaians cohabited at Dansoman, Accra. The Petitioner is an employee of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust whilst the Respondent works with Toyota Ghana Ltd. 

This petition was filed on the 26th day of November, 2011 for the following  reliefs: 

a. That the said marriage be dissolved. 

b. Any further order (s) of the honourable Court as it may deem fit.

The Respondent filed an Answer on the 28th day of February 2011. She  averred that she was a few months pregnant with the Petitioner’s baby at the time  the petition was filed and that the parties were still living as man and wife. She  further averred that the Petitioner’s conduct in filing the petition had caused her  embarrassment, anxiety and distress. She cross-petitioned for reliefs as follows:  

a. House …

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