This is a matrimonial petition for dissolution of marriage, custody of children of the marriage and settlement of property including financial provision.
The Petitioner is a Police woman and the Respondent is an officer of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust. Upon becoming married on 4/1/2000, they initially settled in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana where they first met and later relocated to Accra. Between them, they have two biological children namely Ayman aged 12 and Adnan aged 8 years.
Per the petition and cross-petition they both petition the Court for an order dissolving their marriage and custody of the children. The Petitioner, however, goes further to petition for maintenance of the children, their education and property settlement including financial provision.
From the evidence before the Court, it is clear that the marriage has broken beyond reconciliation. Considering the fact that the attempts by the Court it…