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Committing Adultery and Criminal Charge under Korean Law


Previously I had a chance to write a post about a divorce issue when a husband did an act of unchastity.  By the way, what if he did commit an adultery?  It surely not only constitutes a legal ground for divorce in favor of the wife, but also the wife can accuse the husband of adultery to the police.  That is because, according to the Korean Criminal Law, unlikely with the U.S. law, a married person who commits adultery shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 2 years.

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Author: Korean Qualified Lawyer

Korean Licensed Lawyer 韓国の弁護士

4 thoughts on “Committing Adultery and Criminal Charge under Korean Law

  1. So if an American husband is having an affair with a married Korean woman, can the American wife file charges civil or criminal against the Korean woman? And if so how would I go about doing so?

  2. Does the law apply equally in the case of a wife’s adultery?

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