Matrimonial Assets

Matrimonial Assets

Family, Marriage
There is the old saying that love is blind and a divorce opens your eyes. According to the latest statistics in the United States, 40% of all marriages end in divorce. Thailand is also seeing an increase in their divorce stats.It makes one wonder why so few are having prenuptial agreements signed in the first place. It is rather clear that the odds are stacked. 'Prenup’ or Prenuptial Agreements may be drafted in Thailand. There are many advantages of having a prenuptial agreement in Thailand. The benefit unfortunately only comes to play at the end of a marriage usually when it is too late. The numerous advantages of a Prenup or prenuptial agreement are that it affords your property protection from your spouse during a divorce. A prenuptial agreement will lower…
Read More
Prenuptial Agreements in Thailand

Prenuptial Agreements in Thailand

Family, Marriage
There is the old saying that love is blind and a divorce opens your eyes. According to the latest statistics in the United States, 40% of all marriages end in divorce. Thailand is also seeing an increase in their divorce statistics. [See: Thailand Divorce: Statistics] It makes one wonder why so few are having prenuptial agreements signed in the first place. It is rather clear that the odds are stacked. 'Prenup’ or Prenuptial Agreements may be drafted in Thailand. There are many advantages of having a prenuptial agreement in Thailand. The benefit unfortunately only comes to play at the end of a marriage usually when it is too late. The numerous advantages of a Prenup or prenuptial agreement are that it affords your property protection from your spouse during a divorce.…
Read More

Insanity & Divorce

Divorce
Filling for divorce in Thailand you can base the application on a number of documents grounds.The specific part that this page refers to is an application made for a divorce in Thailand based on Insanity. Having your spouse declared insane as part of your divorce may come with a court issued order for maintenance. Living Allowances: Divorce in Thailand: Section 1464 The section relates to monthly maintenance of the other even during trial. It is important to maintain maintenance during the trial even if the spouse has not been declared insane as yet. The declaration in terms of the statute clearly states that it is irrelevant to maintenance. Should this lack of support endanger the other, the supposable insane spouse, or the guardian may apply for a maintenance order. (more…)
Read More

Insanity & Maintenance

Divorce
There are no real statistics as to how many applications are made for a divorce in Thailand based on insanity. Insanity is defined by Thai law and by those acts governing divorce in Thailand. You would require expert legal assistance when using such far reaching grounds for divorce in Thailand. Insanity does not only affect your divorce in Thailand but also the rights and privileges of the person being said to be insane. In terms of Section 1516 which defines the grounds for divorce, Point 7 covers the aspect of applying for a divorce in Thailand based on one spouse being insane for 3 continuous years and who is incurable. (more…)
Read More

Matrimonial Assets Community of Property

Divorce
Litigious divorces are not very common in Thai courts however, with the rise in wealth there is a significant uptick in the process. Until 1935 the husband had full power over all the property in the marriage. This changed in 1976 when new laws allowed for joint control over all the property in a marriage in equal share. The division is now based on fault during divorce and a claim has to be registered during the divorce proceedings. Divorces on a whole have increased according to the latest statistics. (more…)
Read More