(2017) JELR 107766 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM/0248//2016 ·  29 May 2017 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
matrimonial home
presentation of the petition
school fees
18th day of july
matrimonial bedroom
respect of the ancillary reliefs
terms of settlement
17th day of july
7th day of march
alleged refusal of the respondent
care of the home
case of western africa enterprises v
c no
employee of ghana heath service
end of the petitioner
entire understanding of the parties
following account
ghana revenue authority
grant of a decree of divorce
grant of a decree of divorce petition
helga nana esi dabri
less section
material particulars
medical needs
monthly maintenance
monthly payment
outlines facts
part of the particulars of unreasonable behaviour
reason of such adultery
respondent’s employer
respondent’s sister
sandra dabri
sexual intercourse
subsistence of the marriage
unreasonable behaviour
unrestricted access
virtue of the matrimonial causes act
western hardwood enterprises


The parties were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951  Rev.) at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly on the 17th day of July, 1997. After the marriage the parties co-habited at the Ringway Estates in Osu for a period of 3 years with the respondent’s sister and her husband. In or about November, 2000, the parties moved into a duty post accommodation at New Aplaku, Accra provided by the respondent’s employer, Ghana Revenue Authority. The petitioner is an employee of Ghana Heath Service. 

The respondent filed an Answer on the 4th of July 2016 and save for admitting paragraphs 2, 3, 4 and 5, denied all the material particulars. 

At the trial, the petitioner testified on oath that on the 18th day of July 1997,  the parties got married at the Metropolitan Assembly, Accra. She testified further that the marriage produced two issues namely Nana Kwame and Maame Nhyira Dabri who are 16 years and 13 years respectively. The respondent has 3 other children from other relations…

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