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P K M v. R P M

(2017) JELR 95279 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 166 of 2015  •  30 Jun 2017  •  Kenya

Coram
Hannah Magondi Okwengu, Daniel Kiio Musinga, Stephen Gatembu Kairu

Judgement

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

1. This appeal arises from the judgment of the High Court at Nairobi (Kimaru, J) delivered on 10th March 2015 in which the court ordered that the marriage solemnized between the parties hereto on 1st March 1993 be dissolved. In addition to dissolving the marriage, the court ordered the appellant to pay to the respondent, as maintenance, a lump sum amount of Kshs. 30,000,000.00 and to provide her with a house in an upmarket area of Nairobi within 90 days and in default to pay to her Kshs. 60,000,000.00. The appellant is aggrieved by the order on maintenance and the order requiring him to provide the respondent with a house. Either party does not challenge the order dissolving the marriage.

Background

2. The parties were married on 1st March 1993. They were blessed with two children born on 13th November 1993 and 31st March 1995 respectively.

3. On 24th December 2008, the respondent petitioned the High Court at Nairobi seeking orders for: dissolution of the marriage; c…

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