The other party has a record of criminal punishment. Is this grounds for divorce?

1. Summary

Married while hiding his criminal record.
May be grounds for divorce (based on Article 840, Paragraph 6 of the Civil Act).
However, it may vary depending on what crime was committed.

2. Description

If the other person got married while hiding his/her criminal record,
Apart from feeling betrayed, can it be grounds for divorce in court?
Yes, it can be grounds for divorce.

The court ruled that lying to a wife about her job, financial situation, education, etc. before marriage
They say that her husband, who married her while hiding her criminal history, is responsible for the breakdown of the marriage.
Divorce and alimony were ruled on the grounds of Article 840, Paragraph 6 of the Civil Act.

However, depending on the crime committed before marriage, there may be differences in whether or not grounds for divorce are recognized.
For example, hiding the fact that you have a history of receiving fines for violating road traffic laws
There would be a big difference between wearing an electronic anklet and hiding it due to a shameless sexual crime.

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