(2015) JELR 108645 (HC)    
High Court  ·  BMISC 12/2013 & BMISC 13/2013 ·  11 Dec 2015 ·  Ghana


The above-mentioned suits were consolidated but tried separately. In suit no  BMISC 12/2013, the plaintiff, Rosemary Phorson, sued the defendants, Columbus  Bruce and John Francis Appiah, executors of the will of her deceased ex-husband,  George Ekow Forson, (hereafter referred to as the deceased) for a declaration  that she was joint owner of the house at Anyaa, (hereafter referred to as the “Anyaa  House”). The deceased had devised the said house to his sister, Rita Forson and  her daughter, Nancy Asamoah in his will. She also prayed for recovery of  possession of her share in the said house.

In the second action, Mercy Phorson, acting as next friend of Kojo Atta Panyin  Forson, Jojo Atta Kakra Forson and Aba Taweah Forson, applied for an order for reasonable provision to be made out of the estate of the deceased under section  13(1) of the Wills Act 1971, Act 360, for the upkeep of his children with the plaintiff. 

As noted earlier, in suit no BMISC 12/2013, the plaintiff…

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