Getting Divorced in Thailand

Getting Divorced in Thailand

Divorce
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 of the two as it is streamed from a mutual agreement of both spouses to end their marriage legally for various reasons. They do not have to go to court to end their marriage but although not really required, they may still involve their lawyers when they approach an Amphur where they will put into writing their agreement of ending their marriage as all documents are written in Thai and especially if the couple has…
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Compensation in Divorce

Compensation in Divorce

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 for damages. If the spouse becomes destitute due to the marriage being cancelled, the person canceling the marriage would have to provide the spouse with a living allowance. This is covered by Section 1523 and Section 1525 of the Thai Civil and Commercial code. In the event of a divorce on the grounds of Section 1516(1) the person making an application for a divorce in Thailand is entitled to compensation from the other or the…
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Divorce in Thailand: Mutual Consent

Divorce in Thailand: Mutual Consent

Divorce
Applying for a divorce in Thailand can be done reasonably easily if both parties agree to the divorce. Mutual consent to the divorce is simply a matter of both parties going to the District Registration office or Amphur in Thailand. This is the easiest type of divorce in Thailand. They would need the following documents for the divorce so check the following documents which you will need listed below. If you have a divorce agreement or a prenuptial agreement ensure that you have these with you. The list for the documents need for an unopposed divorce are listed as follows. Speak to a divorce lawyer in Bangkok or a divorce lawyer in Thailand for more assistance. With office in Bangkok, Samui, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Pattaya and Samui we will be…
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