Category: Family Law

Grounds for Divorce in Thailand

When the marriage has turned the other way and no matter how much effort the spouses exert to keep the marriage intact, there are times when nothing will work and the best solution the spouses feel is the right thing to do is file a divorce. This resort is accepted in Thailand and there are […]

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Obligations of a Guardian in Thailand

When a person adopts a child in Thailand, he becomes a guardian on the day he receives notification from the Court that he has been appointed as one. From that point on, he is expected to perform several functions for the benefit of his ward. For starters, the guardian must make an inventory of the […]

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Allowed Provisions in a Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

A reading of the Thai Civil and Commercial Code on property between husband and wife will tell us what provisions are not allowed to be included in a prenuptial agreement in Thailand. To start with, the Thai CCC section 1465 gives a general qualification that any clause in the agreement which is contrary to public […]

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Guideline to Foreigners Getting Married in Thailand

A great number of foreigners have been flying to Thailand to celebrate and register their marriage in the Land of Smiles. Some would be marrying their Thai sweethearts, while some would go to Thailand to marry their likewise-foreigner fiancee. Whatever the partnership may be, a little coaching for the foreign party will probably do good […]

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Adoption in Thailand – Who may Adopt in Thailand

  The Thai Adoption Law of 1979 is the main statute on adoption in Thailand. ┬áIt is this law which provides the list on who can adopt and who may adopt from the country. The following are the general guidelines on who may adopt in Thailand. speak to a Thai lawyer in Thailand for more […]

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Right to Support after Divorce in Thailand

Support is an issue prevalent in Thailand divorce. In almost all instances, the mutual objective of spouses to terminate the marital union is definite, but concerns on support hinder an expedient break-up. Support after the grant of divorce in Thailand is often associated with provision for common children born to the former spouses during their […]

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