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 […]

Filing of Divorce in Thailand

Divorce in Thailand is a common way for couples to end their marriage. If both husband and wife agree to divorce then this is known as a Mutual Consent Divorce or an Uncontested Divorce. This type of divorce is handled at the district office (Khet or Amphur) and requires both spouses to be present physically. […]

Preparing a Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

Drafting a prenuptial agreement in Thailand is an important step for couples who want to protect their assets. It can help prevent unjustified claims against a foreign spouse’s personal property in the event of a divorce. A prenuptial agreement lists each spouse’s individual personal assets and specifies how those properties will be divided in the […]