Civil Law Court adjusts hearing in Bilities child custody case
By Winston Parley
The Monrovia Civil Law Court made an adjustment on the day it hears Mr Sidike Musa Bility’s claim for permanent custody of his two minor children from his divorced wife Warti Nancy Robinson – Bility after the court found that Nancy had not filed her statement (response) to Sidike’s information invoice.
Mr Bility’s lawyers have asked the court to grant him full and permanent custody of his two minor children given that their mother Nancy does not have a favorable relationship with emotional, psychological, mental, physical, stability and health. child welfare and Safety.
Her lawyers claimed that after the parties were granted the divorce, Nancy celebrated on Facebook with her friends and even scrolled her pregnant belly on Facebook around the world, adding that it was only fitting that the court grants Bility permanent custody of the children.
However, the court indicated, during the appeal of the case for the hearing of the intelligence letter on Thursday, July 8, 2021, that it had found that Nancy’s counsel had not filed their return. on the information invoice.
As a result, the court postponed the hearing from Thursday to Monday, July 12, 2021 at 9 a.m., as it said the case was about the interests and welfare of innocent children.
He added that he was interested in going into the details of the case so that his judgment or opinion could be based on informed information, revealing that the Respondent had just filed her statement and that she was not. still in the possession of the court.
Bility complained that the shared custody arrangement between him and Nancy was not working in the best interests of the children.
He said that from the start of the shared custody arrangement until he filed the information bill, Nancy constantly took the children to school very late or at times failed to take them to. school every Monday, claiming that this behavior continued into the month of March.
He said that as a result of the divorce action he had previously filed against Nancy, he filed for temporary custody with the court and was granted on January 20 of this year to take temporary custody. custody of the children, pending the final decision of the main divorce action.
But Bility said Nancy handed over the children on February 15, 2021 when she was delighted, despite court orders to hand them over immediately.