Father lives in South Korea.
Father has four children in South Korea.
Father dies … leaving behind a multi-million dollar estate.
Four people in North Korea believe that they are Father’s children as well, from a previous marriage when Father lived in North Korea.
The North Koreans file a paternity lawsuit in South Korea against Father in order to assert a claim directly against Father’s estate and/or indirectly against Father’s beneficiaries in South Korea.
DNA tests confirm that the four North Koreans are indeed Father’s biological children.
This litigation is reported to be the of its kind in South Korea.
The disposition of the case is anticipated to be followed closely by North Koreans and South Koreans.
Read more in this Korean Chosun Ilbo news article: N.Koreans Win Paternity Suit in Inheritance Battle with S.Korean Siblings and this Korea Joongang Daily article: Children in North win paternity suit in South.