TAMARA GRASTONE
V.
AGUSTUS N. C GRASTONE

(2016) JELR 107731 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: BDMC410/2015 ·  27 Jul 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
parties
marriage
court
petition
15th august
efforts
answer
counsel
custody of the only child of the marriage
house
settlement of the ancillary reliefs
sexual life
terms
terms of settlement
13th may
alternative lump sum payment
alternative respondent
amounts of money
behaviour of the petitioner
continuous period
copy of the marriage certificate no. sp
exhibit a.
exhibit b.
grant of a decree of divorce
husband of his sister
lawful attorney
marriage certificate
marriages act
medical attention
only issue of the marriage
own costs of the litigation
own money
payment of alimony
power of attorney
respondent consents
said petition
saturn
sexual relations
st. peter’s catholic church osu
st. peters catholic church osu
total breakdown of trust
uncontroverted testimony of the petitioner
various efforts
younger sister

JUDGMENT: 

The parties to this Petition were married on 15th August 2008, at the St. Peters Catholic Church Osu, Accra under the Marriages Act 1884 – 1985 (CAP 127).  The Petitioner filed this Petition against the Respondent on the ground that  the marriage has broken down beyond reconciliation. By the said Petition, she  seeks the following reliefs: 

i. Dissolution of the marriage 

ii. A declaration that the house located at Abokobi belongs to Petitioner and that Respondent holds same in trust for the Petitioner and for Respondent to surrender all documents in relation to the said  property to Petitioner. 

iii. That the Saturn 4x4 vehicle is jointly owned by the Petitioner and  Respondent or in the alternative Respondent should refund the sum  of US$ 9,000 to the Petitioner. 

iv. Custody of the only child of the marriage who is currently three (3) years old and attending school in Dubai.

v. Payment of maintenance of the child 

vi. Payment of alimony or in the alternative lump sum payment. 

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