SAMUEL AKUETTEY ABBEY
V.
GLADYS ABBEY

(2016) JELR 107760 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 129/2013 ·  28 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
son
italy
order
court
parties
issue of the marriage
decree of divorce
man
31st day of march
amended answer
matrimonial home
petition
presentation of the petition
respondent consents
10th day of april
10th day of january
17th day of march
19th day of november
23rd day of february
attorney
averments of the petitioner
basis of the attorney
basis of the parties
case of the petitioner
certificate number rom
circumstances
circumstances of this case
contact details
cross-petition
custody of the child of the marriage
extracts of regular payments
following reliefs
ghana cedis
gladys abbey
marriage certificate
material particulars
matrimonial causes act
name elizabeth
name michael abbey
petitioner’s home
petitioner’s lawful attorney
power of attorney
regard
respondent’s relations
such consent
trace of the respondent
water heater

 JU D G M E N T 

Samuel Akuetteh Abbey (hereinafter called the Petitioner) and Gladys Abbey (hereinafter called the Respondent) were married under the Ordinance  (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) on the 23rd day of February 2007 at the Tema Metropolitan Assembly Chamber. After the marriage, the parties co-habited at Teshie and the  Spintex Road, Accra. The parties are both Ghanaians. 

There is one issue of the marriage a son by name Michael Abbey who was  15 years old as at date of filing the petition on the 10th day of January, 2013. The Petitioner is praying for the following reliefs: 

(a) An order dissolving the marriage between the Petitioner and the Respondent dated 23rd February 2007. 

(b)An order granting custody of the child of the marriage named Michael  Abbey. 

The Respondent filed an amended Answer on the 10th day of April 2015.  She denied the material particulars and cross-petitioned for reliefs as follows:

(i) An order dissolving the marriage between the Petitioner. 

(ii) An order grant…

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