VINCENT MENSAH
V.
CHARLES AMOAKO

(2016) JELR 107816 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BFA/73/201 ·  6 Dec 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
PATIENCE MILLS-TETTEH
Core Terms Beta
1st plaintiff
1st defendant
plaintiffs
evidence
arbitration
cross-examination
defendants
witness
letters of administration
claim
evidence of the 1st plaintiff
half years
biological son of their father
case of the defendants
case of the plaintiffs
estate of their late father
paternity of the 1st plaintiff
preponderance of probabilities
siblings
biological father
children of the late stephen kwabena mensah
death of their late father
dika yao alias kusibi
eldest sibling
estate of the late stephen kwabena mensah
fact of 1st plaintiff
family elders
father of the 1st plaintiff
last year
leadership of 1st plaintiff
older children
older siblings
paternity of 1st plaintiff
paternity test
patience mills-tetteh
presiding judge
professional legal fees of plaintiffs
rest of the defendants
sibling of the plaintiffs
states
witness dw1

JUDGMENT 

In an attempt by 1st plaintiff to apply for Letters of Administration to  administer the estate of the late Stephen Kwabena Mensah, he  excluded 1st defendant and later agreed to join the 1st defendant herein  but that act had cost him this suit, for the 1st defendant, not having any  support from his siblings rallied grandchildren of the late Stephen Kwabena Mensah behind him to caveat the application for the Letters  of Administration for the reason that the 1st plaintiff who has related  to them as a sibling for the past sixty years and more is according to  him not a biological son of their father, the late Stephen Kwabena  Mensah. The 1st plaintiff together with the other two siblings therefore  instituted this action against the 1st defendant with the grandchildren  of their late father on the 21/08/14 with the following reliefs: 

a. A declaration that the 1st plaintiff is the biological child of the late  Stephen Kwabena Mensah 

b. An order confirming the plaintiffs a…

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