SAMUEL EUGENE BRUCE
V.
SUSUANA BRUCE

(2016) JELR 107758 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 41/2014 ·  17 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY
Core Terms Beta
respondent
parties
petitioner
marriage
court
differences
4th day of april
section
evidence
ghana cedis
amount
counsel
danielle nana afua dartebea bruce
financial settlement
issue of the marriage
petition
respondent consents
13th day of april
20th day of march
7th day of february
9th day of october
cedi equivalent
circumstances of the honourable court
close of pleadings
continuous period
custody of their daughter
custody of the issue of the marriage
diligent efforts
early part of the year
grant of a decree of divorce
grant of a divorce petition
joint custody of the issue of the marriage
maintenance of the issue of the marriage
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
medical expenses
photocopy of their marriage certificate
presentation of the petition
property settlement
purposes
respective parties
said child
seventh day adventist church
spite of the fact
sum of gh
terms of settlement
united states dollars
weekend

J U D G M E N T 

The Petitioner and the Respondent were married under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap 127) (1951 Rev.) on the 4th day of April, 2004 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Labone, Accra. There is one issue of the marriage, Danielle Nana Afua Dartebea Bruce who is 7 years old. The parties cohabited at Odorkor-Official town, Dansoman, South Odorkor, Accra. The Petitioner is an  insurer and the Respondent is a pharmacist. 

The petition was filed on the 9th day of October, 2013 for the following  reliefs:

a. The marriage contracted between the parties on the 4th day of April, 2004 be accordingly dissolved. 

b. That the parties share custody of their daughter. 

The Respondent filed an Answer on the 7th day of February, 2014 in which she denied the material particulars. She cross-petitioned for reliefs as follows: 

a. That the marriage between the Respondent and the Petitioner be dissolved.

b. Financial settlement in the sum of twenty thousand United States Dollars  (US$20,000.00) or…

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