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Cabinet Passes Bills to Allow Single People to Adopt

Cabinet Passes Bills to Allow Single People to Adopt

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cabinet on Tuesday approved bills to allow single people to adopt children, as the number of one-person households is sharply increasing. The justice ministry revised the Civil Act and the Family Litigation Act, which currently stipulate only married couples can legally adopt. Under the revisions, single people can [...]

Justice Ministry Seeking to Change Law to Allow Singles to Adopt

Justice Ministry Seeking to Change Law to Allow Singles to Adopt

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Justice said Monday it plans to revise a law to allow a single person to legally adopt a child, as single-member households are becoming the country’s most common living arrangement. The ministry’s task force, aimed at making policies friendlier toward single-person households, has recently agreed to [...]