Kerr, Hewin Wesley v Andrean Dejoy Kerr

Case Number: 
F.D. 2002 /KO1 1
Date of Delivery: 
30.06.2006

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

IN FAMILY DIVISION

SUIT NO. F.D. 2002 /KO1 1

BETWEEN HE WIN WESLEY KERK PETITIONERIRESPONDENT

A N D ANDREAN DEJOY KERR RESPONDENTIAPPLICANT

Miss Arlene Becltford for the PetitionerIRespondent.

C' Miss. Dundeen Ferguson instructed by Ferguson, Campbell & Company for

the RespondentlApplicant.

MAINTENANCE - APPLICATION FOR MAINTENANCE OF WIFE -

QUESTION OF QUANTUM

Heard: 4th & 12~A" pril & 3othJ une, 2006

BROOKS, J.

The Kerr's marriage has ended in divorce. Mrs. Kerr alleges that

-there is now a significant imbalance in their respective financial positions.

C.l Slie is a seamstress and he a telecommunications engineer and a senior

executive with a major telecommunications provider in Jamaica. She seeks

an order of maintenance whereby he would pay to her the sum of $10,000.00

per mon-th. Mr. Kerr asserts that he simply cannot afford to pay that or any

sum as he is already bearing a heavy financial burden. It is for the court to

decide what if any sum should be awarded.

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