In August of 2016, a woman claiming to be Park Yoo Hwan's common law wife sued the actor for allegedly ending their common-law marriage. After a total of 4 mediations, the case has finally drawn to a close this month.
On October 21, Park Yoo Hwan's label C-JeS Entertainment announced, "Park Yoo Hwan's case has become settled with an agreement. Park Yoo Hwan and the plaintiff went through mediation and with the help of their lawyers, the two have agreed to having had misunderstandings, and the case has drawn to a close smoothly. We apologize for concerning many. We also ask that you be cautious when reporting about this case, as this was a personal matter to the actor."