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Criminal Liability of the Child – Thai Law

The Thailand Criminal Code No.29 B.E. 2565 (2022) amendment aims to be in line with the General Comment No. 10 (2007) Children’s rights in juvenile justice of the Convention on the Rights of the [...]

Land & Condo registration fee reduction 2022

This article brings you news about Land and Condo Registration Fee. Following successful reform by the past, on January 18, 2022, the Government Gazette website published the Ministry of Interior's announcement on Collection of fees [...]

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Contract Remedies – Thai Law

Where there is a breach of contract, the non-breaching party or the injured party will often seek remedies whether under the contract or the law. This article gives you a brief highlight of contract remedies [...]

Contract of Sale – Thai Law

The ‘Contract of Sale’ in Thailand law1 only relates to the transfer to another person the ownership of property. It differs from the ‘Contract of Sale of Goods’ to other countries which can be [...]

Criminal Liability of the Child – Thai Law

The Thailand Criminal Code No.29 B.E. 2565 (2022) amendment aims to be in line with the General Comment No. 10 (2007) Children’s rights in juvenile justice of the Convention on the Rights of the [...]

Lazada’s future in Thailand

Lese-Majesty crime is a serious offence in Thailand, even if wind of more “liberty” or “democracy” appears everywhere on the globe. The World famous Lazada company is in the eye of the cyclone since [...]

e-Commerce Legal Basic In Thailand

Technology is rapidly changing the world of business and commerce. All businesses are transforming from physical contact into internet social networking. In Thailand certain law have been enacted regulating e-commerce and effect change in [...]

Employment Legal Basic in Thailand

This article give you Thailand employment law basic, the employment relationship between employers and employees. In Thailand, certain laws have been enacted regulating the areas of age, sex, discrimination race relations, disability, health and [...]

Difference Between Theft and Misappropriation

This article gives you the key differences between theft and misappropriation which people often confuse and sometimes such confusion creates wrong action when exercising the rights as an injured person especially deadline to start [...]

International Trade and Business Disputes in Thailand

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (CISG, or the Vienna Sales Convention 1980) one of the Model laws of international trade was established to unify the framework [...]

Introducing to Thailand Arbitration

This article introduce you basic information about Thailand Arbitration which include overview, jurisdiction, governing law, Languages and Document and arbitration representative. Arbitration is often used to resolve commercial disputes, particularly those involving international commercial [...]

Mortgage in Thai Law

This article provides you with essential information about Mortgage which is one type of collateral or security for debt repayment, whether it is a land, a house, a condominium, a factory, a warehouse or [...]

Can You Grow Cannabis at Home?

Since January 2021, many shops in Thailand provide foods and beverages with the mention of cannabis taste. So some people think that Cannabis is legal in Thailand, consumption and harvest. Big mistake, it is [...]

Divorce by Mutual Consent in Thailand

Thailand law Divorce. In Thailand Phuket, under the Civil and Commercial Code of Thailand (CCC), divorce may be made by mutual consent or by grounds for divorce which includes the fault or no-fault . [...]

Rights of Usufruct in Thailand

Usufruct is one of the real rights under civil and commercial code of Thailand (CCC). In this article we are going to give you essential information about it, including meaning, period of time, compensation [...]

Thailand law – Child’s Property Management

Child's property management is one of the most frequently asked questions. This article we’re going to give you basic information about this matter. It is good for a parent to understand this matter of [...]

Land & Condo registration fee reduction 2022

This article brings you news about Land and Condo Registration Fee. Following successful reform by the past, on January 18, 2022, the Government Gazette website published the Ministry of Interior's announcement on Collection of fees [...]

Sale With the Right of Redemption in Thailand

This article we’re going to give you essential information about sale with the right of redemption under Civil and Commercial Code of Thailand (CCC) and Protection of people in sale with the right of [...]

Introduce to International Trade and Business Law

It is the branch of law that proposes to study standards, international commercial regulations. Globally, there is a huge amount of trade across different geographical areas, often with different practices. It is a question [...]

Rights of Habitation in Thailand

In this article we are going to give you essential information about habitation in Thailand under the Civil and Commercial Code of Thailand (CCC). This right is an optional personal real right of having [...]

Inheritance Administrator Duties in Thailand

This article gives you essential information about duties of an inheritance administrator or estate administrator under the law of Thailand (Civil and Commercial Code, the ‘CCC’). It isn’t only guides you what to do [...]

Personal Injury (Tort) Legal Basic in Thailand

Personal injury is the Tort Law or Wrongful Acts in Thailand law. It is one of the most frequently asked questions. The primary aims of tort law are to provide relief for the harm [...]

Spouse Maintenance in Thailand Family Law

Princess Haya: The princess, the sheikh and the £550m divorce settlement, It's described as the biggest divorce case in British legal history - involving the billionaire ruler of Dubai and his estranged wife, reported [...]

Corruption in Phuket Thailand

The question is not if corruption exists in Thailand or not, because of course as every country in the world the answer is yes. The annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) published this year by [...]

Rescission of Contract in Thai Law

After a contract has been made, the contract may be terminated. After the termination, in some cases, there will be no legal obligation between the parties but in some cases the parties must return [...]

When Foreigner’s Death in Phuket

After an accident or due to illness, a foreigner may unfortunately die in a hospital. When Foreigner’s death in Phuket? What to do after this tragic event? Who shall be contacted and what are [...]

Rights of Superficies in Thailand

As you may well know, foreigners aren’t allowed to have the ownership rights above the land. But that doesn't include the house and building upon or under the land! This article we’re going to [...]

Yellow Book! How You Can Have One?

Yellow Book Definition Yellow book is one type of the Household Registration Book or so-called “Tabien Baan”. It's issued by the District Office or the Local Municipality shows those who live in and have [...]

Security Agreements in Thai Law

As we saw previously, notably with a loan money agreement, the creditor in order to protect his loan shall include a security into the agreement. In Thailand, the Civil and Commercial Code provides these [...]

Loan Money Agreement in Thailand Law

Money is the nerve of the dream, and sometimes we need to borrow money from others. This article we’re going to talk about Loan Money Agreement and relevant legal matters. It is useful for [...]

Update Article of Construction Legal Matters

As Law and its application are matters which are difficult sometimes to understand, we have made some changes to facilitate their understanding.  We are pleased to provide the update articles about Construction concerning the [...]

Earnest or Deposit Payment in Thai Law

This article gives you information about Earnest or Deposit Payment in Thai law together with relevant law and supreme court judgement for reference. It is easy to read and useful when you making sale [...]

Guide to Court Trial in Thailand

This guide is a useful guide to trial in all levels of Thailand court legal system, focus on pre-trial and trial, whether enforcing side or defense side, provides basic information and 5 simple steps [...]

Guide to Marriage in Phuket, Thailand

Marriage in Phuket, Thailand: Thai and foreigner or both future foreigners spouses, you can get married in Phuket, Thailand. We are going to provide you with some Legal advice to follow rules and regulations [...]

Easement Rights (servitude) Thailand Law

Easement in Thailand is the Servitude Rights. It is often involved when buying Land whether in Phuket or somewhere else in Thailand. The Understanding of servitude be useful when buying land. Whether leasehold or [...]

8 Principles of Child Custody in Thailand Court

This article is going to how does the Thai Court determine the child custody in Phuket Thailand. It may surprises you that the Supreme Court Judgement and the Children Act 1989 of England, Section [...]

Guide to Criminal Prosecution in Thailand

Under Criminal Procedure Code B.E. 2499 (CPC), Section 28. The criminal prosecution may be made by a Public Prosecutor or an Injured person. This article aims to give you essential for filing case of [...]

Guide to set up a Thai Company

This article we are going to give you some useful information about Thai Company Registration which good for your preparing to set up a Thai company for both intentions a Thai company holding or a [...]

The Difference Between Leasehold and Freehold in Thai Law

This article gives you a wide picture but clear for the Difference between Leasehold and Freehold in Phuket, Thailand. What are the differences between them? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Keep this difference [...]

Court Order for a Succession Case in Thailand

Court order for Succession - Inheritance - Probate Case in Phuket Thailand - Thailand succession law may be different with the law of your country. The law differs from country to country, in some countries [...]

Making Last Will and Testament in Thailand

Having assets in Phuket, Thailand involves thinking about devolution when death comes. Above all, a Last will and testament made in Phuket and the whole Thailand, concerning your assets in Thailand. Will facilitate the [...]

Step by Step Make a Contract Under Thai Law

This article makes the law easier, it guides you all essential information you need to know Contract law when making one whether a contract in Phuket or somewhere else in Thailand, also gives you [...]

Way of Necessity In Thailand

When the right of way is being blocked. The way of necessity is worked. This article is going to the way of necessity in Phuket and the whole Thailand. Basic Law of Way in [...]

How Inheritance Tax works in Thailand

In this article, we’re going to equip you with a short and easy explanation regarding how Inheritance Tax works in Thailand. Who is a taxpayer, tax rate, when to pay and penalty. Firstly, in [...]

Construction Defective Claims

Construction Defect List is one of the most important pieces of evidence in construction Defect claims. It is one of the keys to the success of the Claim both in Court and in Arbitration. [...]

Extra Work Claims in Construction

This article gives you a wide picture of Common Mistakes of Extra Work Claims in Construction. As you may know that the Extra work is not the dispute in itself. But, it is a [...]

Construction Delay Claims

This article is about construction delay claims. One of the common mistakes of the owner which can create great damage to the owner. When there is a delay in the construction, some owners make [...]

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreement in Thailand

One of the classic dispute stories between spouses is ‘Property Dispute’. In order to avoid this kind of dispute, if you are in Phuket or somewhere else in Thailand. It is good to understand [...]

5 steps to take Full Control of Thai Company

Thai company limited is the favorite legal structure for foreigner investors for many purposes. Such as for business licenses like hotel, tour agency, real estate development. Also, tax planning and tax exemption under BOI. [...]

Building and Land Tax in Phuket Thailand

Building and Land Tax Act B.E. 2562 came into effect on January 1, 2020, in lieu of the House and Building Tax Act B.E. 2475 and the Local Development Tax Act B.E. 2508 That [...]

How Property Due Diligence Works in Phuket?

First of all, in this article, property due diligence means all types of immovable property. Such as land, house, condominium and another commercial building both developed and undeveloped. This article we focus on basic [...]

Inheritance Rights in Thailand

This article 'Inheritance rights Thailand' gives you information about how inheritance rights work in Thai law. to plan the settlement of your estate to assure that the legacy goes to the people we love [...]

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