Liberia: Civil Court docket Adjusts Listening to on Bilities Custody Case

The Monrovia Civil Court made an adjustment on the day that Mr Sidike Musa Bility’s application for permanent custody of his two minor children is being dealt with by his divorced wife, Warti Nancy Robinson – Bility, after the court found that Nancy has not submitted her return (answer) on Sidike’s information sheet.

Mr Bility’s attorneys have asked the court to grant him full and permanent custody of his two minor children as their mother, Nancy, has an adverse relationship with the children’s emotional, psychological, mental, physical health, stability and security, and security.

His lawyers alleged that after the parties’ divorce, Nancy partied with friends on Facebook and even showed off her pregnant belly to the world on Facebook, adding that it was only appropriate to give Bility permanent custody of the children.

However, when asked to hear the file on Thursday, July 8, 2021, the court said that Nancy’s lawyers had failed to file their return on the file.

Therefore, the court rescheduled the hearing from Thursday to Monday, July 12, 2021, 9 a.m., as it was about the interests and well-being of innocent children.

She also noted that she would be interested in going into the details of the case so that her judgment or opinion could be based on informed information that would reveal that the defendant had just filed her return and that it was not in the court’s possession was.

Bility has complained that the agreement to share custody of the children between him and Nancy is not in the children’s best interests.

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He said that from the beginning of the custody split until the briefing was filed, Nancy consistently brought the children very late to school or sometimes not to school every Monday, claiming that this behavior continued throughout the month of March.

He said he emerged from the divorce lawsuit he previously filed against Nancy, applied for preliminary custody to the court, and was granted temporary custody of the children on January 20 this year, until the final decision has been made on the main act of divorce.

But Bility said Nancy handed the children over on February 15, 2021 when she was delighted, despite the court ordering the surrender immediately.

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