1. Is requesting to live with the in-laws grounds for divorce?
That fact in itself is not grounds for legal divorce.
However, the conflict intensifies due to living with the in-laws,
If the marriage breaks down, divorce is possible.
2. Does the other person strongly want to live with the in-laws or in-laws?
This fact alone does not constitute legal grounds for divorce.
however! What if it's like the example below?
Before marriage, the husband promised his wife that he would live in the main house for six months after marriage and that he would move into a separate house after that.
After that, she did not follow this rule, and ended up living at her husband's house for the entire 7 years of marriage.
Her wife consistently asked her husband for a separate house for seven years, but her husband did not take it seriously and ignored the request.
Also, her husband knows that his wife wants to pursue her career, but he asks her, ‘Why should she pursue a career that doesn’t make her much money?’
He ignored his wife for his own reasons and did not allow her to work.
She also disliked her wife going to her parents' house or seeing her friends, so she could only visit her parents' house about four times a year.
On the other hand, even though her wife expressed her difficulties about living with her in-laws and asked her husband for help,
Her husband disappointed his wife by giving up on her and relying excessively on her mother.
Due to the stress caused by this, I had to receive treatment for gastritis. Also, when her child is sick, her parents-in-law make sure that her daughter-in-law
Because of her lack of care, she blamed the child for being sick and did things to humiliate her daughter-in-law, including throwing the bowl of porridge her child was eating.
Moreover, her husband only paid her wife about 500,000 won per month for her living expenses, saying that the business was difficult in the early stages.
Her wife had no choice but to rely on her in-laws or receive help from her parents to cover her meager living expenses.
After business improved, my husband lived an affluent lifestyle, driving a luxury imported car and purchasing a golf membership.
Without informing his wife of his income, he paid monthly living expenses worth 900,000 won.
While my in-laws were on a trip to Europe, my husband came home after drinking around 3 or 4 p.m.
When her wife expressed her dissatisfaction with this, she instead verbally abused her wife. So her wife took her children and went to her parents' house.
Her husband came to visit her and asked her to get along, and promised to live separately as requested by the plaintiff, but after her in-laws returned from their trip,
She suddenly changed her attitude and demanded an apology from her wife, saying that unless she apologized and asked for her forgiveness, she had no choice but to divorce her.
To this, her wife responded that she could not return unless she first confirmed her separation, and her husband came to see her child and returned home without consulting his wife.
She took her child home, and her wife brought the child from kindergarten back to her parents' house the next day, and her husband came to her parents' house with his parents-in-law.
She fought with her parents, saying they were going to take her child, and the police were dispatched, and her husband later sent an email to her wife saying,
I sent her a divorce agreement and asked her to sign it. This is an issue that her wife could not bear and filed for divorce.
The court found that although the wife was stressed about her life at her in-laws' house and asked her husband for help, the husband instead did everything to help her solve her problems.
Her lack of effort, her excessive restrictions on her wife's life, her neglect of her wife and her verbal abuse;
My husband has the financial ability to separate his home, and even though he had promised to do so before getting married, he has been living for 7 years.
She cited reasons such as consistently ignoring her wife's requests for a separate home and taking no action.
Recognizing that her husband was responsible for the breakdown of the marriage, it was filed under Article 840, Paragraph 6 of the Civil Act (other serious reasons that make it difficult to continue the marriage).
It upheld her wife's divorce petition and granted judgment ordering her husband to pay alimony for her wife.
In this case, if the conflict arising from the branch issue is amplified and the marriage relationship breaks down to the point where it cannot be restored,
It falls under Article 840, No. 6 of the Civil Act and can be recognized as grounds for divorce.
This is a procedure in accordance with Korean law. For foreigners, detailed procedures may vary.
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