How long will a custody case take?

It is difficult to determine clearly.
When custody becomes an issue in a divorce case, there is little compromise.
Therefore, the court makes its decision based on which parenting environment is better for the child's welfare.
For this purpose, the court refers the case to a ‘family investigation’ during litigation.
Investigate the parenting environment of both parties through a family investigator and, if necessary,
We may go on a field trip to inspect the living environment in person or interview the children separately.
This process alone can take several months.
Also, if it is proceeded together with a divorce suit, other issues of divorce, such as fault or
Depending on whether property division, etc. is complicated, the period may be shorter or longer.

Therefore, in general, you should consider one year as the basis and that it may change depending on specific circumstances.

This is a procedure in accordance with Korean law. For foreigners, detailed procedures may vary.
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