(2017) JELR 107757 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 367/2015 ·  26 Jan 2017 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
matrimonial home
east legon
water business
building materials
pure water business
subsistence of the marriage
exhibit b series
matrimonial causes act
dissolution of the marriage
house number
purchase of building materials
restraining order
excess of gh
further order
payment receipts
periodic payment
petitioner accounts
registration of the land
respondent’s house
said house
child of the marriage
completion of the entire building
exhibit a.
grant of a decree
hearing of the case
joint operations
joint owner of house number
living room
marriage certificate
material particulars
plethora of cases
proceeds of the water business
property of the respondent
quiet of the petitioner
reason of such adultery
respondent’s premises
said property
statement of account
third party
total amount of money


The Petitioner and the Respondent were lawfully married under the Marriage  Ordinance, 1951 Rev. (CAP 127) on the 14th day of August, 2010 at the Airside  Hotel, Airport, Accra. 

Both parties are Ghanaians and resident in Accra, Ghana. Both parties are also  engaged in business. 

There is no child of the marriage. 

The Petitioner filed a petition against the Respondent for the following reliefs:

a. That the marriage between her and the Respondent be dissolved.

b. That the Respondent be ordered to pay maintenance to the Petitioner and thereafter a periodic payment as the Court shall deem fit.

c. A declaration that the Petitioner is a joint owner of house number 10, Otinshie, East Legon, Accra 

d. An order directed at the Respondent to pay financial settlement 

e. A restraining order against the Respondent from harassing, assaulting and  disturbing the quiet of the Petitioner and her employees in house number 10,  Otinshie, East Legon, Accra, during the pendency of the suit and ther…

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