Court finally settles Kim Hyun Joong and ex-girlfriend’s legal dispute

24 September 2016 / 8 months 1 day ago

There seems to finally be an end to Kim Hyun Joong‘s legal dispute with his former girlfriend, known only as Miss Choi to the public.

Dispatch reported on September 23rd that the court recently concluded the former couple’s legal battle, which lasted for over a year and a half.

It first began in August 2014 when Choi accused the Hallyu star of physically assaulting her. The case was settled by the courts in January 2015 when Kim Hyun Joong was ordered to pay a fine of approximately 5 million won.

In February 2015, it was revealed that he had gotten back together with his girlfriend briefly, in which time she became pregnant with his child.

However, their legal battle was only just beginning, reports Koreaboo.

Choi filed a lawsuit against Kim Hyun Joong for nearly $1 million USD, this time for a compensation of damage due to the emotional distress that he had put her through, after finding out about her pregnancy.

Kim Hyun Joong also filed a countersuit for approximately $1.08 million USD on the grounds of scamming, blackmailing, slander and false accusations.

Now, the courts have settled their legal battle, judging the two free of their crimes.

In May, Choi was found not guilty due to insufficient evidence. On September 22, Kim Hyun Joong was also found not guilty as "the ex-girlfriend’s accusations (of assault and pregnancy) has no credibility."

But this may not be completely the end as Kim is planning to appeal the case of her not guilty verdict to the higher courts, while Choi is also appealing the court’s verdict of 'Kim Hyun Joong’s name has been sullied and thus is required to pay him 100 million won as compensation.'

Kim Hyun Joong is currently fulfilling his military service requirements as of May 2015.

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