Grounds for Divorce in Korea: Korean Divorce Law Basics

Foreigners may file, in most cases, for divorce in Korea if one party to the divorce resides in Korea or the parties agree to the jurisdiction of the Korean Family Court or local Korean court. Korea does not restrict those under SOFA, diplomats, and non-permanent residents from filing for divorce in Korea. For additional information on divorce in Korea, please see: Getting a Divorce as a Foreigner in Korea. However, if the non-filing party to a divorce wishes to stay

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