NANA ADWOA DANQUAH
V.
MAGNUS RES DANGUAH

(2017) JELR 107868 (HC)    
High Court  ·  DM/00087/2015 ·  23 Feb 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
petitioner
respondent
parties
court
continuous period
evidence
matrimonial home
terms of settlement
petition
presentation of the petition
royal house chapel
ordinance marriage
respondent consents
9th day of february
alleged constructive desertion
church members
customary marriage
deserting spouse
eighty thousand ghana cedis
end of the petitioner
final settlement of this matrimonial cause
following installments
ghana
grant of a decree of divorce
grant of a divorce petition
half years
instant case
lump sum
marketing consultant
matrimonial causes act
negotiated bulk sum settlement
older siblings
parties’ differences
percent share
petitioner’s reliefs
phoenix insurance co. ltd
previous marriages
public relations
reason of such adultery
respective families
respect of the ancillary reliefs
result of the conduct
step children
such meetings
such occasion
supreme court

JUDGMENT 

Nana Adwoa Danquah (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Magnus Rex Danquah ( hereinafter called the Respondent) were married under the Ordinance (Cap 127) ( 1951 Rev.) at the Royal House Chapel, Accra on the 9th day of February, 2007. The parties had contracted a customary marriage three years prior to this Ordinance marriage.  

The petitioner is a Marketing Consultant and the Respondent is a Sports Marketing Consultant. The marriage did not produce an issue.  

The Respondent however, has seven children from four previous marriages plus two children from other relationships. The parties are Ghanaians residing in the country. The petitioner filed this Petition on the 22nd day of December, 2015  praying the court for an order; 

a) Dissolving the Ordinance Marriage contracted on 9th February, 2007 between the parties herein at the Royal House Chapel, Accra as having broken down beyond reconciliation. 

b) Declaring that the Petitioner has Fifty Percent (50%) share in all propert…

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