YAA BENEWA APPIAH
V.
NASH APPIAH

(2016) JELR 107720 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. BDMC 179/2015 ·  20 Dec 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
CECILIA DAVIS J.
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
parties
marriage
order
children of the marriage
court
reconciliation
section
continuous period
way
29th day of september
barclays bank
counsel
cross-examination
diligent efforts
divorce
joint business
monthly maintenance of gh
petition
adultery
agreed maintenance fee
certificate number dc
consecutive months
custody of the children of the marriage
decree
dissolution of the marriage
equitable order
exclusion of the respondent
financial provision of gh
following reliefs
grant of a decree of divorce
hearing of the petition
legal counsel
marriage ordinance
matrimonial causes act
monthly maintenance fee of gh
non-alcoholic beverages
petitioner’s prayer
quarrelsome conduct of the petitioner
respondent consents
terms of settlement of the ancillary reliefs

JUDGMENT 

The Petitioner married the Respondent under the Marriage Ordinance, 1951  Rev. (CAP 127) on the 29th day of September, 2012 in Koforidua in the Eastern  Region of Ghana. 

The parties are both Ghanaian citizens and domiciled in Ghana. The Petitioner is a Beautician and a Businesswoman whilst the Respondent, who used to work with  the Barclays Bank before the marriage is currently unemployed. There are two children of the marriage.

The Petitioner filed a petition for the dissolution of the marriage between her and the Respondent and also for the following reliefs: 

a. An order for the custody of the children of the marriage in favour of the Petitioner 

b. An order for financial provision of GH¢20,000.00 

c. An order for monthly maintenance of GH¢3,000.00 

d. Any just and equitable order that the Court may deem fit 

The Respondent filed an answer and stated: 

a. That he is not opposed to the Petitioner’s prayer for the dissolution of the marriage 

b. That he is not opposed to the Petit…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading.

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login