Marriage in Thailand

In Thailand marriage is only legally binding once all documents have been formally registered at the local district office (known as an ‘amphur’ or ‘khet’ in Thai). This will normally take at least 4 days taking into consideration weekend and public holidays. Most women who have taken this life-trajectory reported that their lives had improved […]

Child Legitimation in Thailand

In Thailand, child legitimation is an important process that ensures children receive the same rights and privileges as those born in wedlock. It also demonstrates the nation’s commitment to safeguarding children’s rights. Under Thai CCC Section 1547, a father may apply to register his legitimate children at the local district office. The mother and child […]

Child Support in Thailand

Under Thai Family Law, both parents are obliged to financially support their children until they reach legal age. The child support can be decided in written mutual agreement or by a court order. It should cover the cost of food, shelter, clothes and medicines. The court will decide the amount of maintenance after considering the […]

Child Custody in Thailand

Normally during a divorce in Thailand the parents will make an agreement about child custody. This agreement will include visitation rights. By law the parents are dictated to take care of their children and provide them with physical, emotional and mental support. This is called parental power or authority. In Thailand, unlike some Western countries, […]

Filing of Divorce in Thailand

If the couple agreed to divorce they will register their administrative divorce at the district office where they registered their marriage. This is a simple procedure but requires that both spouses attend personally and they cannot be represented by a lawyer. A lawyer will help ensure that all necessary steps are taken and that the […]

Marriage Registration in Thailand

Marriage Registration in Thailand

Marriage Registration in Thailand. Thailand, renowned for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, is a popular destination for couples seeking a unique and enchanting wedding experience. However, for a marriage to be legally recognized, it is crucial to understand and follow the registration process. This article provides a comprehensive guide to marriage registration in […]

Drafting a Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

If you are thinking of getting married in Thailand, you may be wondering how to draft a prenuptial agreement. Thai law, as in most countries, differs slightly from that of other countries. For example, Thai law requires that a prenup must not be against the law, morals, or good taste. In Thailand, though, you can […]

How to Get Divorce in Thailand

Divorce in Thailand

If you have ever wondered how to get divorce in Thailand, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we’ll talk about Uncontested Divorce and the importance of hiring a divorce lawyer. Read on to learn more! Despite the laws in Thailand being simple, there are some things you should know before […]