Property

December 21, 2023
Power of Attorney in Thailand

Thailand, a vibrant tapestry of bustling markets and serene temples, pulsates with economic activity. But navigating the intricacies of this dynamic landscape can sometimes require assistance. Enter the Power of Attorney – a legal instrument that empowers you to entrust another person with the authority to act on your behalf, granting them a temporary extension […]

December 21, 2023
Notary Public in Thailand

In the bustling tapestry of Thai society, where ancient temples whisper stories of parchment scrolls and ink-stained seals, a dedicated group upholds the weight of authenticity and legal trust: Notaries Public. Their role, far from simply witnessing signatures, delves into the intricate mechanisms of document verification, safeguarding transactions and ensuring the smooth flow of legal […]

December 21, 2023
Breach of Contract in Thailand

Thailand, with its bustling markets and serene temples, thrives on intricate agreements and unspoken compacts. But when contracts are breached, the once-harmonious melody of trade can turn into a jarring cacophony. Understanding the legal landscape of contract breaches in Thailand empowers you to navigate these discordant notes and restore the rhythm of fair dealings. Unveiling […]

December 21, 2023
Personal Injury Claims in Thailand

Thailand, with its vibrant markets and sun-kissed beaches, holds within its warm embrace the possibility of unforeseen accidents and mishaps. When such incidents lead to personal injury, navigating the path to compensation can seem daunting. This guide aims to equip you with the knowledge to navigate the intricacies of personal injury claims in Thailand, ensuring […]

December 21, 2023
Medical Malpractice in Thailand

Thailand, renowned for its stunning beaches and fragrant cuisine, also boasts a robust healthcare system. However, even within this landscape of seemingly pristine medical care, shadows of medical malpractice can occasionally flicker. Understanding the concept of malpractice in Thailand and the pathways towards resolving such cases empowers both patients and healthcare professionals to navigate potential […]

December 21, 2023
Dispute Resolution in Thailand

Thailand, the Land of Smiles, with its sun-kissed beaches and vibrant street markets, holds within its tapestry a complex, yet fascinating, system of dispute resolution. When disagreements arise – be it in the bustling marketplace, within the walls of a corporate office, or in the quiet intimacy of a family – there exists a labyrinth […]

December 21, 2023
Trade Disputes in Thailand

Thailand, a vibrant kingdom where ancient temples whisper tales of silk and spices, sits at the heart of Southeast Asia's bustling trade scene. But navigating this dynamic world isn't all sunshine and mango sticky rice. Trade disputes, like unexpected monsoon squalls, can disrupt the flow of commerce and leave businesses feeling adrift. Understanding the terrain […]

December 21, 2023
Labor Disputes in Thailand

In the bustling tapestry of Thai industry, where vibrant markets hum with activity and towering office buildings touch the sky, a silent undercurrent of labor disputes can sometimes simmer. But navigating these legal intricacies doesn't need to be a labyrinthine affair. Understanding the landscape and taking the right steps can empower both employers and employees […]

December 21, 2023
Civil and Criminal Cases in Thailand

The legal system in Thailand, much like the bustling Bangkok streets, can seem intricate and overwhelming to the uninitiated. But fear not, for within this labyrinth of civil and criminal proceedings lies a framework designed to provide justice and ensure the rule of law. This guide sheds light on the key differences and procedures in […]

December 21, 2023
Marriage Registration in Thailand

Ah, Thailand - the Land of Smiles, delectable pad thai, and... intricate marriage registration requirements? Yes, amidst the turquoise waters and vibrant markets lies a complex process for tying the knot. But fear not, lovebirds! This guide dives into the intricacies of marriage registration in Thailand, equipping you with knowledge to navigate the path to […]

December 21, 2023
Child Legitimation in Thailand

In the tapestry of parenthood, there exist threads woven outside the traditional bounds of marriage. In Thailand, for children born to unmarried parents, the process of child legitimation offers a legal pathway to establish fatherhood and secure the child's rights. Delving into the intricacies of this process empowers parents to navigate this delicate terrain with […]

December 21, 2023
Child Support in Thailand

In the delicate dance of parenthood, where love intertwines with responsibility, ensuring a child's well-being takes center stage. When parental paths diverge, child support becomes a vital lifeline, a bridge ensuring the child's needs are met. In Thailand, this bridge rests on a legal framework designed to balance responsibility with practicality. Delving into this framework […]

December 21, 2023
Child Custody in Thailand

Determining child custody in Thailand is a complex process, woven with distinct legal nuances and cultural considerations. For parents navigating this sensitive ground, understanding the intricacies of the system is crucial. This comprehensive guide delves into the complexities of child custody in Thailand, aiming to equip you with knowledge and direction. Parental Power: Unveiling the […]

December 15, 2023
Filing of Divorce in Thailand

Divorce can be registered at the local district office (Khet in Bangkok, Amphoe in provinces) by spouses who mutually agree to end their marriage. This is known as an administrative divorce. A Thai lawyer is recommended to help ensure the proceedings go smoothly. A legal professional will help you choose the right grounds for divorce, […]

December 15, 2023
Marriage in Thailand

Marriage in Thailand can be a complicated matter. It requires a lot of paperwork, verifications and compliance with the country's legal parameters. For foreigners, the first step is to take the affirmation and translated documents to your embassy in Bangkok to be authenticated. This will normally take two days. Legal Requirements The legal marriage is […]

December 15, 2023
Preparing a Prenuptial Agreement in Thailand

Drafting a prenuptial agreement, also known as a pre-nup in Thailand is a useful tool to protect your assets against claims by debt collectors or from the legal system in the event of a divorce. TFL can assist in drafting a watertight prenuptial agreement that meets the necessary requirements. A prenuptial agreement must be in […]

December 15, 2023
Registering a Company Under the Thailand Board of Investment

Registering a company under the Thailand Board of Investment offers many tax and non-tax privileges. These benefits include an exemption of corporate income tax, a reduction of import duties for raw materials and a waiver of the requirement to hire four Thai employees per one foreign employee. In addition, BOI companies have the right to […]

December 15, 2023
US-Thai Treaty of Amity

The US-Thai Treaty of Amity, originally signed in 1833 and amended in 1966, allows American citizens and companies that are incorporated in the United States or majority-owned by American citizens to enjoy privileges in Thailand. These include national treatment, which enables American companies to engage in business on the same basis as Thai companies and […]

December 15, 2023
Set Up a Representative Office in Thailand

A representative office manages service businesses for the head company or a group of companies. It does not derive income in Thailand, but it must report its activities and submit audited financial statements. It can source regional products for the headquarters, and it can perform quality and quantity checks of the goods purchased. However, it […]

December 15, 2023
Thai Will and Succession Lawyers

Our Thai lawyers assist individuals whose family members hold assets in Thailand to draft their Will and secure their inheritance lawfully. This guarantees that their last wishes are respected after death and makes it much easier to settle their estate in Thailand. A Will made in front of witnesses and legally registered in the Land […]

December 15, 2023
Thai Limited Company Registration

Thai Limited Company Registration is one of the most popular forms of business establishment in Thailand. It offers investors liability protection and allows them to open corporate bank accounts. The first step in the process is convening a statutory meeting. This meeting is required to approve the company’s share structure and the directors. The next […]

July 4, 2023
Property Market in Thailand

The property market in Thailand has experienced significant growth and transformation over the years, attracting both local and international investors. As one of Southeast Asia's most popular tourist destinations and a rapidly developing economy, Thailand offers a diverse range of opportunities for real estate investment. In this article, we will delve into the latest property […]

May 25, 2023
Sales Contract Review in Thailand.

When engaging in a property transaction in Thailand, it is crucial to have a Sales Contract, also known as a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA), reviewed by a legal professional. Here are some key points to consider when reviewing a Sales Contract in Thailand: Engage a Lawyer: It is highly advisable to engage a reputable […]

April 17, 2023
Types of Property Title Transfer in Thailand

All real estate transactions ultimately revolve around land, land ownership and title deeds. In Thailand, there are a wide range of official documents that are used to show land ownership. Some of these can be used to lease or sell land and some do not allow any kind of sale or lease. The most obvious […]

July 6, 2022
Doing a Property Title Search in Thailand

Doing a Property Title Search in Thailand is crucial if you want to purchase a property in Thailand. This process will help you to understand the history of the property, as all land in Thailand is owned by the King. If you have purchased a property for the first time in Thailand, then the King […]

July 6, 2022
The Importance of Legal Review of Property Contracts

A legal review of property contracts is important for several reasons. First of all, it protects the developer from liability. Even with the best intentions, disputes can arise if the seller fails to disclose important information or fail to meet their responsibilities before closing. Secondly, the review can add a clause that mandates arbitration or […]

July 6, 2022
Doing Property Due Diligence in Thailand

Doing Property Due Diligence in Thailand involves a thorough investigation and document review. It also involves questions about the legal status of the property, the reliability of the owner, and other infrastructure, such as sewage and telephone system. For a successful property purchase, due diligence is essential. Read on to learn more. - Tips on […]

July 27, 2012
Buying Property in Phuket

If you are buying property in Phuket then consider the importance of having a due diligence done on the property before you sign on the dotted line. There have been a number of scams which have been run in Thailand over the years the famous one being where a developer built property on government land […]

November 13, 2011
Property Lawyer in Phuket

If you are looking for a reputable law firm in Phuket Thailand then look no further than Law Firm. Our office in Phuket serves most expats and foreigners in Phuket and with offices in all the major cities we are best able to provide you the best legal solutions. Call us in Thailand today for […]

November 13, 2011
Servitudes in Thailand

Understanding servitudes in Thailand  needs the help of a property lawyer. Phuket island is seeing more servitudes registered as it becomes filled with more property each year. What does the law say. Speak to a lawyer in Phuket before you sign any documents in Thailand.

November 13, 2011
Usufructs in Phuket

If you are looking at buying property in Phuket with usufructs registered over it speak to a property lawyer in Phuket first. The usufruct usage in Thailand is allowed in Thailand and we cover it here. Be aware of the use of the usufruct in Thailand and how it affects the property. Call us today […]

November 13, 2011
Leasing Property in Phuket

Leasing property in Thailand comes with official laws and regulations and also unofficial (common) laws which people use. If you are not certain about your lease agreement in Thailand, speak to a property lawyer in Phuket before you agree to lease property in Phuket failing which could create legal issues. Speak our lawyers in Phuket […]

November 12, 2011
Property Taxes in Thailand

The Government had said that they would not be extending their reduced transfer rates which was put into place to spur the property sector last year. Guess again - it's been extended! See our update at the bottom of the post with regards to property transfer discounts.