MRS. BENEDICTA KUGBLENU
V.
GABRIEL GALLEY

(2016) JELR 107846 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 28/2015 ·  23 Feb 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
petitioner
respondent
marriage
parties
court
matrimonial home
petition
23rd day of december
cheque no.
section
terms of settlement
17th day of october
balance of probabilities
cross-petition
evidence
order
respect of the ancillary reliefs
respondent’s counsel
14th day of january
8th day of august
advice of the pastor
assaults
behaviour of the respondent
case of the petitioner
certificate no. nka
consent judgment of the court
cross-examination of the petitioner
different women
evidence act
evidential burden
grant of a divorce petition
half years
honourable court
kugblenu-galley
lump sum
lump sum payment
marriage certificate
mr. gabriel galley
pastor
respective counsel
respondent’s mother
said celebrated marriage
such further order
such maintenance
such periodic payments
totality of the evidence
year

J U D G M E N T 

Mrs. Benedicta Kugblenu-Galley, (here-in-after called the Petitioner) contracted a marriage with Mr. Gabriel Galley (here-in-after called the Respondent) under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) on the 23rd day of  December, 2006 at the Assemblies of God Church, North Kaneshie, Accra. 

This petition was filed on the 17th day of October 2014 for the following  reliefs: 

i) That the said celebrated marriage between the parties be dissolved.

ii) That the Respondent be ordered to make to the Petitioner such maintenance pending suit and thereafter such periodic payments as may  be just. 

iii) That the Respondent be ordered to pay in the alternative to the Petitioner a lump sum of twenty thousand Ghana cedis. 

iv) That the Respondent be ordered to pay costs of and incidental to this  suit. 

v) Such further order(s) as this honourable court may deem fit. 

The Respondent, Gabriel Galley denied all the material particulars and cross petitioned as follows: 

a. That the marriage between…

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