Narcisse,Alistair Louis Paul v Margaret Anita Narcisse

Case Number: 
FD1995/NO 01
Date of Delivery: 
02.10.1996

1N THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
FAMl LY Dl VISION
SUIT NO. FVl995/N007
BETW EEN ALlSTAlR LOUIS PAUL NARClSSE
AND MARGARET ANT TA NARClSSE
PLAINTIFF
RES PO WENT
Mn. Tmcncc B&antyne and Mn. Pad. Bawicb don PXaLnri(6
Mn. Gondon SXem don Rupondcnt
HEARD: MARCH 12, 13, 14, 21, 27, 28, APRIL 10, 18,
MAY 9, 31, JUNE 25, SEPTEMBER 6 AND OCTOBER
2, 1996.
GRANVILLE JAMES J.
ORAL JUOGMEHT
The hunband PcaXionm and ;the wide Rupondent wme m&cd i n Octobm
7988, ;they have Awo ckiedrLen, Amanda, A~anne, bonn 20;th AugunG 7 966 and Alicia
Gi.i%an Mattie, bonn 76Rh Augun;t 7 988. Both ;the PcaXionm and ;the Rupondcnt ahe
beefing cun;tody 06 ;the AWO ckiedncn.
Ucatting 06 $kin application don cuntody began on 7 2;th Mahch, 7 996 and
concLudcd on 6th Scptcmbm, 7 996 when judgment w a naenved um2.t Roday.
AX Rhc om& Lt w a aghced ;that 1 ahodd hpcab wLth each 05 ;the addccted
p d u hcpahatdy, X k i b included Amanda and Alicia. 1 pnomhcd ;then ;that ;the
indomation 1 ncccivcd dnom uch panty wan condidentiat, ;that indomation w i l l
kcmain condidcnCLal.
The pcur;tia hepahated i n Dccanbrx., 7 993, thmc ahc appahcntty
LmcconcieabLe did~mcnca bdwcen ;them. Ma. Nahciahc gave cvidcncc ;to ;the
cddcct ;that hm hunband h a vioLcnt alcoholic and that hhc h a&cd 05 kim.
She oua%ncd ins;tancu 06 &cgcd vioLcnt conduct by ;the hun band chcctcd at
hm. The Rapondent dlULthm h;tated i n hm cvidcncc ;that ;the PcaXionm h a
no;t obeyed any ondm pnonounccd by ;the C o d and i n pcur;ticuRdtL ;that he &ilcd
Ro obey an ondm made by Um Ladyhkip The UonomabLc Ma. Junlt-ice U& on
27;th June 7 995 napcu5ng cun;tody, cahc and covlA;rLoL 06 ;the hdcvad ckied.hcn.
Mh. Nahdhe dcnia ;the &cgations od alcohohm and vioLcncc Levied
at kim by kin wide. Uc dcniu ;the pdcuRdtL a& od vioLcnce a c g c d by
Ma. Nahcinhe.
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