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KWABENA NYARKO OTOO v. AMAH ADUTWUMWAA BANAHENE

(2017) JELR 107755 (HC)

High Court  •  DM/0291/2016  •  17 Feb 2017  •  Ghana

Coram
CECILIA DON-CHEBE AGBEVEY

Judgement

JUDGEMENT 

The parties were married customarily in February 2009 in Accra. The parties subsequently went through another marriage  in Portland, Oregon in the United States of America on the 23rd day of April, 2010. By a petition filed on the 22nd of July 2016, the petitioner is praying the court for the following reliefs: 

(a) That the marriage between the Petitioner and the  Respondent be dissolved. 

(b) That either Petitioner or Respondent be given custody of  Afia Anaa Otoo with full access rights to either party.

(c) That both parties shall collectively be responsible for the upkeep and welfare of Afia Anaa Otoo including but not limited to her education and health with the Petitioner paying a sum of US$500 every month towards the upkeep of Afia Anaa Otoo. 

(d) Any other orders that this Honourable Court may deem  fit. 

The Petitioner is a Ghanaian living in Ghana and Respondent is citizen of the USA and resides in same. 

In his evidence –in-chief, the petitioner testified on oath that…

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