Category: Law of Succession

Can a person benefit twice under the Intestate Succession Act?

Can a person benefit twice under the Intestate Succession Act?

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- July 25, 2019

The Supreme Court has, in Togbe Akpoma I (Suing as Head of Family of Rudolph Kofi Mensah (Deceased)) & Anor v Gladys Mawuli Mensah (Administratrix of ... Read More

Supreme Court Rejects  Sharia Law Discriminating against Women on Property Distribution.

Supreme Court Rejects Sharia Law Discriminating against Women on Property Distribution.

Dennis Adjei Dwomoh- March 14, 2019

Ghana is widely conceived as a religious country. Religious norms and practices have unsurprisingly gained grounds and in some instances compete with the law . ... Read More

Is a Separated Spouse Entitled to a Share in the Estate of a Deceased Spouse?

Is a Separated Spouse Entitled to a Share in the Estate of a Deceased Spouse?

Samuel Nartey- February 21, 2019

Article 22(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana requires that reasonable provision should be made for surviving spouses out of the estateof a deceased spouse ... Read More

A Simplified Guide to Making Wills in Ghana

A Simplified Guide to Making Wills in Ghana

Helen Amponsah Asare- November 27, 2018

The main object of this article is to simplify the law on the making of wills to the layman’s understanding. A will is simply a ... Read More