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RICHARD DWOMOH
V.
LINDA DWOMOH

(2016) JELR 107774 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: DM/0009/2015 ·  22 Apr 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
marriage
respondent
petitioner
parties
norway
court
reconciliation
canada
evidence
oslo
order
petition
wife
14th january
facts
ground
section
counsel
dissolution of the marriage
half years
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
testimony of the petitioner
c.a
evidence of the petitioner
exhibit a.
grant
issues of the marriage
kusi appiah j.a.
language barrier
legal costs
license number sma
mariam partey v
marital agreement
marriage certificate
matrimonial cause
others
page
petitioner’s testimony
respondent consents
respondent’s case
respondent’s unreasonable behavior
sections
unreasonable behaviour of the petitioner
williams partey

JUDGMENT

AMALEBOBA, J.

The Petitioner and Respondent were married at the Wesleyan Methodist Cathedral, Sunyani on 14th January 2012 under the Marriage Ordinance  1884 – 1985, and (Cap 127). The Marriage which was celebrated under License Number SMA/J4/05, was evidenced by a Marriage Certificate  Number 148.  

The husband - Petitioner issued this Petition against his wife, the Respondent praying that the marriage be dissolved, and for any other reliefs the Court may deem fit. The ground upon which the Petitioner seeks a dissolution of the marriage is that the marriage has broken down beyond reconciliation. He cites the Respondent’s unreasonable behavior as the reason for the breakdown of  the marriage, in that contrary to the pre-marital agreement that the  Respondent will re-locate to join the Petitioner in Oslo, Norway, the Respondent failed or refused to relocate after the marriage. As a result of the  Respondent’s refusal to re-locate, the Petitioner avers that he re-located to  Canad…

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