Labor Disputes in Thailand

For companies that employ a workforce in Thailand, Labor Disputes can pose significant challenges. HR, Compliance and Sustainability professionals need to understand the local employment law in order to avoid potential liabilities. Labour disputes are handled by the Central Labor Court, which separates cases and issues surrounding employment from regular civil courts. There are several […]

Civil and Criminal Cases in Thailand

Civil cases typically involve property and commercial disputes, personal actions, and family law issues. They are generally handled by local courts. Criminal cases are handled by the district court of the area where the offence was alleged, committed or believed to be committed or by the Central and nine regional courts. Appeals are heard by […]

Marriage Registration in Thailand

There is a lot of misinformation on the internet about getting married in Thailand. Many embassy websites state that you can walk into any Amphur or Khet and register your marriage. This is untrue. The process must be done properly and all documents verified. Once everything is ready the couple will go to their local […]

Child Legitimation in Thailand

Child Legitimation in Thailand is a process that allows fathers to obtain parental rights and custody of their children. It also helps to lessen societal stigma of illegitimate children and establishes a father’s legal obligation to support them. Although a father can be listed as the parent on a child’s birth certificate, it does not […]

Child Support in Thailand

Under Thai family law, both parents are bound to financially support their children until they reach the age of 20. This is usually set in written agreement or court order. The money can be used for the child’s expenses, including food, shelter, medical expenses, and education. However, this issue can become complex during a divorce […]

Child Custody in Thailand

Child custody is a sensitive issue that must be dealt with carefully. A qualified lawyer is necessary to ensure that your rights as a parent are protected and that the best interests of the child are served. In Thailand, biological fathers do not have custody rights as they would in some Western countries. They must […]