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Getting Divorced in Thailand

January 15, 2014

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Thailand Divorce Decree

There is no separate law for divorce in Thailand. The divorce code is part of the Civil and Commercial Code under Book V Title 1 Part VI. Under this code, a divorce in the Kingdom can either be contested or uncontested. Uncontested Divorce An uncontested divorce is relatively easier to execute and more cost effective […]

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Compensation in Divorce

June 15, 2013

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Compensation in Divorce

Divorce compensation claims during divorce proceedings in Thailand can take different forms. The following examples of compensation are listed in the Thai statutes. A spouse who makes an application to cancel his marriage based on it being voidable yet having known it was voidable prior to getting married would have to compensate the other person […]

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Child Custody

May 30, 2013

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A child custody negotiation or battle is among the most painful experience that a family can go through. Every member of the family has to conquer the stresses of being in court and if the parents are separating on a bitter circumstance, the arguments and presentations of negative ideas to discredit one party to the […]

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Grounds for Divorce in Thailand

April 14, 2013

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Grounds for Divorce in Thailand

Thai law makes provision for a divorce in Thailand in terms of Section 1516. This specific section covers the reasons or grounds on which a divorce in Thailand may be granted. Even though your reasons for a divorce in Thailand might fall under one of the subsections of Section 1516, they might not be as […]

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Application for Annulment

March 15, 2013

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Application for Annulment

An application to the Court for cancellation of marriage on the grounds of it being voidable shall be made only in the case where the spouses have not complied with the following sections. A marriage can only occur between a woman and a man if they are 17 years and older. The courts however may […]

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