J U D G M E N T
Mr. Neils Lutterodt (hereinafter referred to as the Petitioner) and the Respondent, Mrs. Getrude Lutterodt (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) contracted a marriage under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127(1951 Rev.) on the 9th day of February, 2013 at the St. Joseph Anglican Church, Bubuashie, Accra.
The petition was filed on the 21st day of April 2015 seeking the following reliefs:
a) That the marriage between the parties be dissolved.
b) That the parties be granted joint custody of the child of the marriage.
The facts are that after the marriage the parties co-habited in the home of Petitioner’s parents. The Petitioner works with the Ghana Education Service whilst the Respondent is a nurse undergoing her midwifery training at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra. The marriage has produced an issue, a boy by name Gerhadt O. Lutterodt who was born on 2nd April, 2014. On the 15th day of 1 August, 2014, the Respondent left the matrimonial home with the issue o…