Getting divorced in Thailand? What our MILA Law lawyers in Bangkok say...
When the married life or after the marriage of each person is not happy have conflicts within the family or controversy, and others. Therefore bring about divorce. In this article we will talk about divorce in Thailand, including divorce laws and regulations, what we need to do. Divorce is complete and lawful.
Divorce is an act that ends the legally established marriage relationship and provides marriage evidence as evidence. This can be done either by agreement or by a court decision. Infidelity and extramarital affair are common reasons for a breakup of their marriage, with sexual desire being the cause of their infidelity. This includes gender inequality. Resentment or anger at your partner and the deterioration in the relationship between husband and wife. There are two cases of divorce: divorce by consent of both parties and divorce by court judgment.The legal impact of divorce is the use of parental powers after divorce, foster care after divorce, compensation and alimony. The psychological impact is that divorce decisions have a serious impact on the family, both children and parents. In the beginning of the crisis, emotional disorders, from anger to sorrow, begin to diminish. From 18 months to 2 years, each person adapts to relationships in a new way. A couple that wants to get separated, might want to formalize the aspects that they agree on. A divorce agreement can contain provisions regarding child custody, marital property, alimony and / or child support. It has to be signed in the presence of two witnesses and registered at the Amphur. The importance of a well written contract is evident. The experienced lawyers at Interactive can assist you with this.
In 2004, there was a 24 percent divorce rate, with 365,721 married couples registering for divorce 86,982, the most recent in 2017. Divorce rates increased to 41 percent, with 297,501 married couples divorcing 121,617 pairs, divorcing 333 per day. The number one province with the highest divorce in 2017 was Bangkok, 16,187, followed by Chon Buri 6,476 pairs and Nakhon Ratchasima 4,572 pairs.
In conclusion, Therefore, divorce is not appropriate. Since there will be many consequences. Both the legal responsibility for the various things such as child support (if has), alimony for women (in the case of men) and the psychological aspects of both parties as mentioned above. On the other hand, if we don’t want more divorce, we shouldn't decide to get married in the first place or should think carefully.
Divorce is a divorce that is an act to end a legally valid marital relationship with marriage notification
as evidence. This can be done either by agreement or by a court decision.
There are 3 ways to end a marriage:
Death of either party
The court ruled that the marriage was revoked
Divorce can be done in 2 ways:
Divorce by mutual consent
Divorce by court judgment
Documents used for divorce registration are
Divorce or divorce agreement
Witnesses, total 2 persons
Steps in contacting divorce registration
In the case of divorce registration in the registry office divorced couples agree on
Or other matters (if any) by divorce
Divorced couples first agree on which party will file the petition first and foremost. And at which
registrar office to submit a request
Divorce parties submit a petition together with the divorce letter to the registrar at the registrar
In case of divorce by court judgment
If the court has a final judgment Divorced couples do not need to register divorce again. And if
the spouse is divorced with conditions, register
Divorce registration to the registrar The marriage will end.
Divorce registration procedure
1. Receiving matters
- Divorced couples agree on property Custody of children (if any) in writing Divorce and file a
petition in Form Kor. 1 together with divorce documents
To the registrar
* P.D. 1514,1520,1522
* SUT, Regulations on Family Registration, B.E. 2541, Article 6,8, Person responsible for "Officer"
2. Check the evidence or related documents
2.1 Identification Card Or other cards issued by the government for people who do not need a
legal identification card
Or alien identity card
2.2 Copy of house registration
2.3 Marriage certificate (Khor Ror 3) or copy of marriage certificate
2.4 Divorce letter or divorce agreement That has at least 2 witnesses
2.5 At least 2 witnesses
* Commercial Code, Enclosure 1514
* SUT, Regulations on Family Registration B.E. 2541, Article 8,20 (1) responsible for "staff"
3. Check the qualifications
3.1 Divorced couples agree to divorce
3.2 Court verdict in which the petitioner presents evidence to the registrar responsible
4. Authorized person for registration
- Registrar (Registrar / Clerk of the District who is the head of the District / District Director Or
-Ministerial Regulation No. 4 (B.E. 2499), responsible person "Registrar"
5. Report divorce registration results
- Registrar to clarify the results of divorce registration to the petitioner
6. Posting registration
6.1. Posting with the method of typing in the divorce register (Khor. 6) and divorce certificate
(Khor. 7). Will provide a memorandum of agreement regarding property, parental power of children
Or other matters, the registrar shall type the details in the record field
6.2 After typing the information in the divorce registration If there is an error, it can be corrected
immediately before printing - in the case that there is no correction and once printed, it cannot be
called to be edited again. Which will prevent the correction orwrongful deletion of information
when it is considered correct to ordered to print a copy of the divorce (Cor. Cor. 6) and divorce
certificate Cor. 7 for the petitioner and the witness to sign in Cor. 6 and Cor. 7 and then
deliver Khor. Kor. 1 each divorce
The Ministry of Interior's Regulation regarding the registration of cover year 1998 Article 20, the
person responsible for the "Registrar", "Officer" and give the Khor. 7 to 1 divorced partner
7. After being registered or recorded, the registrar shall keep
- Keep the registration as evidence forever By storing in a file, sorted by registration number
Without destroying it because it is an important document
Legal, which guarantees the rights of those involved. The registrar does not have to store
information on the computer. Again because there is information in
8. In the event of an electrical incident or communication system failure
- To abide by the old system, which is to record the text by hand in the petition (Cor. 1) and
divorce registration (Cor. 6), but
Must bring to collect divorce registration information Mentioned by using the computer
system again after the person in charge "Registrar","authorities
9. Registration of divorce by the Registrar Office
There are steps in performing as follows
1. The first registrar operates in accordance with the old system, which is to record the text by
hand in the petition (Khor. 1) and
Divorce registration (Khor. 6) and then abide by the regulations SUT. Regarding family
registration 2541 Article 21 Kor.
2. The second registrar
2.1 Follow the above steps 5-8 and
2.2 Compliance with regulations SUT. Regarding family registration 2541 Article 21 B.
* SUT, Regulations on Family Registration 2541 Article 21, responsible person "Registrar",