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PATRICK ADDAE V. ANGELA ADDAE

(2015) JELR 68358 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CIVIL SUIT: NO: H1/137/2012  •  9 Jul 2015  •  Ghana

Coram
M. OWUSU (J.A.) - PRESIDING, DORDZIE (J.A.), MENSAH (J.A.)

Judgement

MARIAMA OWUSU, J.A.

On 18-1-2010, the High court, Accra dissolved the marriage between the parties celebrated under the Ordinance on the 14-1-1995 as having broken down beyond reconciliation.

The trial court then made the following consequential orders:

“I find that the children of the marriage are attached to their father, the petitioner. I grant custody of the children of the marriage to the petitioner. I have made this custody order in favour of the petitioner because of the evidence and the fact that I have had the opportunity to talk to the boys.
The respondent is to have access to the children once a week on Sundays between the hours of 3:00pm to 6:00pm. I make an Order that the petitioner provides the respondent with residential accommodation for two years from the date of this judgment.
I further Order that the petitioner gives to the respondent financial settlement of Gh¢3,000.00. This Order I make because I had the opportunity to examine the pay slips of the petitioner with the v…

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