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Pro-bono Lawyers Unveil Legal Aid Statistics for Child Support Payment Lawsuits

Pro-bono Lawyers Unveil Legal Aid Statistics for Child Support Payment Lawsuits

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — On Wednesday, the Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations, a provider of free legal consultation services, unveiled statistics and analysis on the legal aid it extended last year with respect to lawsuits to secure child support payments. Among the 151 cases of legal aid, the number of lawsuits [...]

Operator of Irresponsible Parent-naming Website Found Not Guilty of Defamation

Operator of Irresponsible Parent-naming Website Found Not Guilty of Defamation

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The operator of a website that exposes the identity of parents refusing to pay child support was found not guilty of defamation by a Seoul court on Thursday. The Seoul Western District Court acquitted Kang Min-seo of defamation charges over disclosing a man’s personal information on the website, Bad [...]

‘Bad Fathers’ Faces Allegations of Arbitrary Exposure of Personal Information

‘Bad Fathers’ Faces Allegations of Arbitrary Exposure of Personal Information

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) — ‘Bad Fathers’ is a website well-known for exposing the names and pictures of men failing to provide child support after divorce. The website recently faced a complaint that exposing an individual’s personal information solely upon reports from a person with child custody, without proper review of the intent to [...]

80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The recent death of a middle school student in Incheon who fell from an apartment rooftop after being assaulted by classmates is turning into a hot button issue as the victim turned out to be a child from a multicultural, single-parent family. The victim’s mother is a Russian national [...]