(2017) JELR 108712 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO BDMC 360/2014 ·  5 May 2017 ·  Ghana
Core Terms Beta
reasonable access
financial provision
matrimonial home
amount of gh
children of the marriage
dissolution of the marriage
matrimonial causes act
medical bills
upkeep of the children
best interest of the child
custody of the children
family members
honourable court
maintenance of the children
part of the upkeep of the children
payment of compensation
said properties
school fees
bedroom house
common sense
considered opinion of the court
court bears
credible evidence
educational needs of the children
equitable share of the properties
evidence act
following facts
free hand
immovable property
marriage ordinance
matrimonial property
overriding principle
police station
said fittings
said marriage
school fees of the children
wife petitioner


The wife Petitioner who seeks the dissolution of the marriage contracted between herself and  the respondent prays for the following reliefs: 

a. An order for the dissolution of the marriage 

b. An order granting custody of the two children of the marriage to the Petitioner with  reasonable access to the respondent. 

c. An order for the payment of compensation to the Petitioner by the respondent.

d. An order from this Honourable Court granting the Petitioner a 50% share or interest in the five bedroom house being the matrimonial property situate at Amasaman,  Abenase. 

e. An order from this Honourable Court granting the Petitioner a 50% share in the land  acquired during the marriage at Amasaman near Sus Inn. 

f. That the Respondent should be made to contribute an amount of GH¢700 monthly  towards the upkeep of the children to wit, feeding at school, medical bills, transport to  school, snack. 

g. That the Petitioner should bear part of the upkeep of the children to wit feeding at…

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