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Misconceptions About Prenuptial Agreement

Misconceptions about prenuptial agreement can make people drop the idea of having a prenup in place.  It is significant that you do not base your decision on some wrong information. Here are some of the common misconceptions and learn that a lawyer can help you create a prenuptial agreement that will give you peace of mind. PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS ARE JUST FOR THE WEALTHY Although it is true that prenups are more likely sought by wealthy people, it is not true that they are the only ones who need it.  This can also be extremely helpful to everyone in any financial

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5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid

5 REAL ESTATE INVESTING MISTAKES TO AVOID FAILURE TO PERFORM DUE DILIGENCE Performing property due diligence means thoroughly scrutinizing and evaluating a potential real estate investment.  It serves to confirm all material facts and legal parameters surrounding the sale or acquisition of a potential investment. Some investors tend to disregard this important buying process and do not realize that failure to conduct due diligence usually results in terrible consequences. Some cases results to serious financial and legal distress on the part of the buyer.  If problems, risks and liabilities are not discovered and identified in advance, the seller might evade any

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Last Will and Testament Myths and Misconceptions

Here are some common Last Will and Testament Myths and Misconceptions: I don’t need a Will because I am legally married, so all my assets will automatically go to my spouse when I pass away. This is not necessarily the case. In Thailand, when a person dies without a Last Will and Testament, the intestate’s assets are then distributed according to the law.  There are six classes of statutory heirs in Thailand, which entitles each class to inherit in the following order: Descendants Parents Brothers and Sisters of full blood Brothers and Sisters of half blood Grandfathers and Grandmothers Uncles and Aunts

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5 Common Divorce Misconceptions

There are a lot of common misconceptions about divorce.  Experiences of divorced couples may not necessarily be the same as your case as every situation is different. Misinformation can lead you to trouble so better be sure to get all the correct informations about the legalities, rights, and obligations before signing any agreements concerning divorce. Here are a few misconceptions that should clear up some points of confusion about divorce: All divorce cases require both parties to appear in court proceedings Not all divorce cases are brought to the court and many couples are able to reach out-of-court settlement. There

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Clubhouse App is Booming

Clubhouse is a drop-in audio chat serving as an online platform for its users to meet, discuss, and exchange ideas based on their interests.  This is an audio-only set-up, which means there are no texts, videos, and images, except for the user’s profile picture. Various interesting people, professionals, prominent personalities, influencers, celebrities, entrepreneurs, media presses, etc. are hosting Clubhouse rooms.  This will give its users the opportunity to gain insights from the experts and join conversation within the community.  There are several discussions occurring at the same time, thus allowing users to shift speakers and topics at any time.  Various

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First Trimester Abortion in Thailand: Approved!

The Government Gazette has announced an amendment to Criminal Code, Section 301 and 305, making it legal for women to terminate their pregnancy of up to not more than 12 weeks. Previously, most type of abortion in Thailand is illegal. Now, a person is considered not guilty and shall not be liable to legal punishments if such abortion is made by an act of medical practitioners and according to the criteria of the Medical Council with the following circumstances: 1. Pregnant women who are physically or psychologically at risk. 2. There is a high risk of serious fetal disabilities or

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Online Witness Examination

Thailand Court now supports online witness examination. This is due to the recent Covid-19 situation wherein people are unable to travel to Thailand to testify. Any litigant wishing to examine their witnesses must submit a petition to the court. The litigant must pay the extra regulatory fee for online witness examination. They also have to specify which applications to use for the court hearing, such as LINE, ZOOM, FaceTime, etc. Once the court approves the petition, the appointment of the witness hearing is then scheduled. The court conducts only one witness examination on screen per day, from Tuesday to Friday

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Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) in Thailand

Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) This is a mandatory quarantine procedure of at least 14 days for arriving travellers at any government-accredited hotels in Bangkok. The traveller has to bear all the quarantine expenses. Several hotels in Thailand, in cooperation with different hospitals, have launched their respective Alternative State Quarantine Packages for those returning from overseas. On the other hand, Alternative Local Quarantine (ALQ) is for quarantine in cities outside Bangkok. This includes Chonburi, Phuket, and Prachinburi. For Medical purposes, there are hospitals providing Alternative  Hospital Quarantine (AHQ) packages. Travellers via Subharnabhumi or Don Mueang International Airport can be quarantined both

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