The other person often drinks and drives. Is this grounds for divorce?

Your spouse's drunk driving is not immediately grounds for divorce.

However, the other person repeatedly drinks and drives and says he will never do it again.
Even though a promise was made, the trust between the couple is broken by breaking the promise and driving drunk.
As a result, marital conflict amplifies and the marriage becomes unsustainable.

If the relationship has reached a difficult level of breakdown, this may be grounds for divorce in court.
Our civil law stipulates six grounds for divorce at trial (Article 840 of the civil law).
If the marital relationship breaks down due to a conflict caused by drinking as described above, item 6 of the list
This is because there may be cases where there are other serious reasons that make it difficult to continue the marriage.

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