WILFRED KWAME ADDO
V.
MILLICENT EDEM EDU

(2016) JELR 107722 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: BDMC 162/2015. ·  26 Feb 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
marriage
court
reconciliation
parties
accra
20th december
facts
marriage certificate
suit
adultery
evidence of the petitioner
hearing notice
judgment
men
petition
trial
accordance
acts of adultery
care of the school fees
customary marriage
dissolution of the customary marriage
dissolution of the marriage
evidence
exhibit a.
extramarital affairs
hafisata amaleboba
inception of the marriage
issue of the marriage
legal representation
license number ama
marriage certificate no mmc
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
medical bills of the issue of the marriage
medical fees of the issue of the marriage
mrs
notice
order
others
petitioner’s evidence
relief
said notice
sections
separate occasions
unreasonable behavior
wife

JUDGMENT: 

The Petitioner and Respondent were married in Accra under the Marriage Ordinance 1884 – 1985 (Cap 127), on 20th December 2007 at the Ebenezer Methodist Chapel, Accra. The Marriage which was celebrated under license Number AMA 8182/2007 was evidenced by Marriage certificate No MMC  19/2007. 

The husband – Petitioner issued this Petition against the wife – Respondent, alleging adultery and unreasonable behavior, and seeking an order for the dissolution of the marriage and for any relief the Court may deem just on the  ground that the marriage has broken down beyond reconciliation.

The Petitioner caused the Petition to be served on the Respondent who neither  entered appearance nor filed an Answer to same. The Petitioner proceeded to file a notice to set the suit down for trial, and though the said notice was served on Respondent together with hearing notice, she failed to attend Court.  The suit was fixed for hearing, and hearing notice was again served on the  Respondent. She a…

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