Blake, Ghita v Patricia Campbell

Case Number: 
2006 / HCV 04249
Date of Delivery: 
24.09.2007

IN TI IE SUI'REME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. 2006 / HCV 04249

BETWEEN GHITA B1,AICE APPLICANT I

AND PATRICIA CAMPBELL RESPONDENT 1

AND

AND

IN TI-IE MATTER OF ESTATE JOSEPE-I BLAKE, LATE OF

MORNINGSIDE DISTRICT, JUNCTION P.O. IN TI-IE PARISI-I

OF ST. ELIZABETH, DECEASED TESTATE

IN TI-IE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION BY GI-IITA BLAKE

UNDER TI-IE INE-IERITANCE (PROVISION FOR FAMILY

AND DEPENDENTS) ACT.

Ms. Audrey Clarlte instructed by Judith Clarlte & Company for Applicant

Mr. Gordon Stcer and Ms. Debra Dowdiilg for I<espondcnt

I-leard: July 19 and Septeinbcr 24, 2007

Straw, J

C f IIISTORY

Mrs. Ghita Blaltc, the applicant, is the fifty-ninc year old widow of the late

Joseph Blalte who died on Jui~c2 5, 2005. This was his second marriage. She has two

children by a previous marriage. 'rliey are all adults.

She met Mr. Blalte in March 2003 while visiting her native parish of St.

Elizabeth. At thc time, slie lived in ICingston and worlted as a cook at the Uiiiversity

Hospital oS the West Jndies. Mr. Blake was smitten with love and eiicouraged her to

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