Matrimonial Property Agreements for International Marriages in the Republic of Korea
Pak, Hyunjung, Ph.D.

A dramatic growth in the inflow of foreign nationals is transforming Korea into a multicultural society,1 with an increasing number of international marriages.2 Legal matters, i.e. formation and validity of marriages and divorces, are important yet challenging issues for international couples and thus merit extensive research. This paper seeks to identify the legal implications of matrimonial property agreements as defined under the Korean Civil Act, which is applied to international marriages in Korea.

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