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Practice Area|Dispute Resolution

Family Law

Jipyong’s Family Law Team works closely with our clients to provide practical services on family issues, inheritance and family business inheritance. Our spectrum of legal services include litigation involving conventional family issues and inheritance related issues such as property division, claim for return of reserve, alimony for divorce, property division and custody designation, resolution of de facto marriage relation, confirmation and recognition of paternity, invalidity of will as well as adult guardianship, measures to reduce inheritance tax and gift tax, conducting investigation on inheritance tax and tax disputes related to inheritance tax, and advice on reorganization of corporate governance for business succession. Inheritance, family issues and family business succession are not just matter of family laws, but also connected to M&A work such as corporate restructuring and financial issues such as trust. Jipyong’s Family Law Team consists of experts of Companies Act and financial laws that cooperate to maximize synergy.

In addition, regarding international family matters that has recently been on the rise, we provide efficient and accurate services by utilizing our network of overseas branch offices and foreign legal advisors.

Jipyong’s Family Law Team is led by renowned attorneys with vast practical experience in family law matters, actively responding to the needs of our customers in cooperation with the foreign attorneys and certified public accountants and assisted by our one-stop consulting service so that the property can be smoothly transferred to next generation.

Key Practice Areas Close

    • Inheritance disputes such as inherited property division, claim for return of property by law and contribution
    • Qualified acceptance of limited approval, abandonment of inheritance
    • Invalidity of donation or will
    • Divorce by agreement or trial, international divorce and property division, alimony claim, parental rights and custody designation/change, claim for fostering expense
    • Advise on inheritance and gift tax, tax investigation, and lawsuit for tax
    • Confirmation of paternity, cognitive claim and claim for fostering expense, adoption and dissolution of adoption
    • Judging to start adult guardianship

Experiences Close

    [Advice]

    • Advised on a lot of cases on inherited property division
    • Advised on a lot of cases claiming for return of property by law
    • Advised a number of family business succession and corporate governance changes, including “S” company worth KRW 100 billion
    • Established strategy for intergenerational transfer of property and tax reduction through inter vivos gift
    • Established strategies and advised on inheritance tax savings for a number of wealthy persons including “K”
    • Advised on inheritance tax investigation, etc.
    • Claim for pre-deliberation and tax trial on inheritance tax and gift tax
    • Established strategies and advised on inheritance and gift for overseas Koreans and foreign investors residing in the US, China, Vietnam, and Indonesia
    • Represented a number of adult guardianship cases


    [Lawsuits]

    • Conducted lawsuit claiming for inherited property division
    • Conducted lawsuit claiming for return of property by law
    • Conducted a lawsuit claiming for cancellation of imposition of inheritance tax and gift tax
    • Divorce and property division, claim for alimony, parental rights and custody designation/change, claim for fostering expense
    • Conducted a lawsuit claiming for alimony due to undue termination of de fact marriage relations
    • Cognitive claim and claim for fostering expense, adoption and dissolution of adoption
    • Invalidity of will
    • Qualified acceptance of limited approval, abandonment of inheritance
    • Claim for commencement of adult guardianship