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SAMRAH ADU GYIMAH
V.
DR MOSES ADU GYIMAH

(2016) JELR 107761 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. DM/0096/2016 ·  28 Jun 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
order
parties
court
evidence
section
gun
terms of settlement
witness
international central gospel church
issues of the marriage
self-defence
17th day of january
17th day of may
assault
certificate number icgc
children of the marriage
dissolution of the marriage
enquiries of the issue of the assault
financial assistance
following reliefs
general damages
grant of a divorce petition
irreconcilable differences
lawful attorney
lending credence
lump sum
maintenance of gh
managing director
matrimonial causes act
minor children
monthly allowance
monthly maintenance
mr. andrews anertey kert
parties’ marital differences
payment of medical bills of the children
payment of school fees of the children
petitioner’s own account
power of attorney
process
respective parties
respondent assault
school fees of the children of the marriage
transfer of lands
wedding rings

JUDGMENT

AGBEVEY, J.

The parties were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951  Rev.) on the 17th of January, 2004 at the International Central Gospel Church,  (Holy Ghost Temple, Frafraha). 

Both parties are Ghanaians resident in Ghana. There are two issues of the  marriage.  

Per the petition filed on the 9th of March 2016, the Petitioner is praying for the following reliefs: 

1. That the marriage between the parties celebrated on the 17th of January, 2004 be dissolved since same has broken down beyond reconciliation.

2. An order directed at the Respondent to provide accommodation for the Petitioner and their minor children.

3. An order directed at the Respondent to provide monthly maintenance for the children of the marriage. 

4. An order directed at Respondent to continue paying the school fees of the children of the marriage. 

5. An order directed at Respondent to pay a lump sum as financial assistance to Petitioner to help set her up in business to put her life back toge…

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