“THE LIMPING MARRIAGE” The Case of Ghanaian Divorce Obtained Otherwise Than by Means of Proceedings (Botwe v Brifa [2021] EWHC 2307 (Fam))

The current case of Botwe v Brifa 2021 EWHC 2307 is the latest instalment of cases where divorces obtained in Ghana “otherwise than by means of proceedings” have been held by the courts in England and Wales not to constitute valid divorce, although, invariably are valid and recognised by the laws of Ghana. A complicating…

Why the Secretary of State for the Home Department is wrong about Ghanaian Customary Marriage registered after 31st of December 2020.

In line with the Citizens Right Agreement, the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS), was established to enable EU, EEA, and Swiss citizens resident in the UK by the end of the transition period on the 31st of December 2020 and their family members to get the immigration status they need in order to continue to live,…