A.M. DORDZIE (MRS.) JSC
The parties are a couple who married customarily in 1988. They were domiciled in Ghana and in the United States of America. On 10 May 1988, they formalized the relationship in a civil marriage ceremony in the United States of America. (This is borne out by exhibit one the marriage certificate) In the course of the marriage, they acquired two landed properties in Kumasi. The said properties are No. 23 Block ‘D’ Adiebeba Kumasi, (which will be describe as property ‘A’) and Plot 1 Block C Kagyase Abuakwa, (which will be described as property ‘B’).
In or about the year 2011, the relationship between the parties grew sour, the customary marriage was dissolved as a result in that year and the civil marriage was later dissolved in the USA on 20 January 2015 the divorce certificate is part of the record before us.
After the dissolution of the customary marriage, the properties described above became subject matter of litigation between the parties. …