Author Archive: Siam Legal International

Siam Legal lawyers have wealth of experienced in Thailand legal matters and are well-versed in both Thai law and international law. The Law firm offers comprehensive legal services in Thailand to both local and international clients for Litigation such as Civil & Criminal Cases, Labor Disputes, Commercial Cases, Divorce, Adoption, Extradition, and Fraud. Other Legal expertise of the firm varied in cases involving corporate law such as Thailand Company Registration & Thailand BOI, Family Law, Real Estate, and Private Investigation. You can find us on Google+.

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U.S. Firm Applying for a Patent in Thailand

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

U.S. firms are eligible to apply for patent protection in Thailand, although if the invention was made in the U.S. you must file an initial patent application there first. If the invention was made in the U.S., you cannot file in Thailand until you receive a foreign filing license or 6 months after filing whichever […]

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How to Marry in Thailand

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thailand is a beautiful country and a wonderful place to get married.  Foreigners planning to marry in Thailand are free to marry other foreigners or Thai nationals. While a variety of religious marriage ceremonies are available in Thailand, a Thai marriage officially begins when the couple appears at a district office (Amphoe) to register their […]

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Thailand Prenuptial Agreement

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

A prenuptial agreement, or “prenup,” is a contract a couple makes with each other before they get married.  It is also known as an ante-nuptial agreement or a premarital agreement.  The purpose of a prenuptial agreement is to set out in writing which property is owned by which spouse, and decide in advance how property […]

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American Company Applying for BOI Incentives

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Companies incorporated in the U.S. or majority owned by Americans are often eligible for incentives from Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI). For example, BOI promoted businesses are automatically granted a business licence. Investment Promotion Criteria Regulations set requirements for each industry and sub-industry eligible for promotion.  The Board considers the business plan, the viability of […]

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How to Own Real Property in Thailand

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Buying real property in Thailand can be a valuable investment for foreigners if you do your homework and make sure to do it property. When making your plans you need to take into account the limitations on foreign land ownership and Thai tax law. The easiest way to buy property in Thailand is to buy […]

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Notary Public in Thailand

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

In many countries, a notary public is an official who is licensed by the government to authenticate signatures or documents, and witness affidavits or statements of persons under oath. In general, a Thailand notary public has no authority to act when not in the jurisdiction of the government where the notary is licensed. Notarization of […]

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Visas at the US Embassy in Thailand

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The United States Embassy in Thailand, located at 120/22 Wireless Road in Bangkok, is one of the largest embassies in the world. Kristie A. Kenney is the current Ambassador.  Among other functions, the Embassy processes US visa applications. The Visa Section at the US Embassy Thailand serves foreigners who would like to enter the the […]

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How to Start a Business in Thailand

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you want to start a business in Thailand, you can set up your business in a number of ways. If you have an international business, you may wish to set up a Thai branch office, Thai representative office or Thai regional office to take advantage of local business opportunities and possible tax advantages. Sole […]

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Sale and Purchase Agreements

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are considering purchasing property in Thailand, you will want to be familiar with sale and purchase agreements. While you should always consult a reputable attorney and conduct due diligence before signing any agreement obligating you to purchase a property, you can learn from a careful review of any contract or agreement offered. In […]

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Legal Barriers to Escrow in Thailand

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Finding escrow services in Thailand can be hard, but there are a few legal options. Some large international developers will cooperate with their buyers to use offshore escrow services in certain situations. However, the use of offshore financial institutions can add additional risk due to currency exchange issues. In some situations, the parties to a […]

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