Family Law in Thailand
Living in Thailand and starting or moving your family requires that you understand the laws of Thailand with regards to your children, marriage, and property. With offices in some of the main cities of Thailand such as Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, and Chaing Mai, we can easily assist you with your legal concerns.
If you are an American citizen but your child was born in Thailand, your child may be an American citizen by birth-right. In order for your child to prove their US citizenship and receive a US passport, you need to register their birth at the State Department.
|Both Parents are American||Single - Mother US Citizen|
|Single - Father US Citizen||Child Born Abroad|
|Married - Father US Citizen|
If you are a westerner planning to marry a Thai woman, you may be surprised when you learn that paying a "dowry" is a standard practice in Thailand. In Thai culture, a perspective groom is expected to give the bride two gifts.
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|Sin Sod||Negotiating the Dowry|
Thailand is a beautiful country and a wonderful place to get married. No matter what country you came from or what type of wedding you are planning, Thailand's growing wedding industry has something for everyone and its marriage registration is recognized worldwide.
|Marriage Registration||Marriage Preparation|
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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 will be divided if in case the marriage ends in divorce.
|Advantages of Prenups||Countries Honored Thai Prenup|
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