The other person had an affair with another man (woman). Is this grounds for divorce?

Yes, it is grounds for divorce.

The fact that the other person stayed out with someone of the opposite sex is determined by our civil law as follows:
Among the causes of divorce in court, it falls under number 1 ‘when the spouse commits an unfaithful act’.

The court ruled that the unjust acts stipulated in Paragraph 1 of Article 840 of the Civil Act include adultery.
As a broader concept, even if it does not amount to adultery, the couple's duty of chastity is
It is a broader concept that includes all acts of misconduct that are recognized as disloyal.
Since we believe that it is necessary to understand this, it can be said that the fact that a spouse stays out with someone of the opposite sex is fully included as cheating.

Additionally, if a person commits an unfaithful act with a spouse, the marital relationship of that other party may be terminated due to this.
In the event of a breakdown, the mental suffering suffered by the other spouse is taken as tort liability.
Because there is an obligation to support children, even if the person committing the affair knows that he or she has a spouse,
If you cheat with your spouse, you can file a claim for damages.

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