Family Law


Thailand Family Law is the branch of law that deals with domestic-related issues in the nature of marriage, domestic partnerships, spouse abuse, child adoption, child abuse, child custody, divorce and property settlements.

Family related cases can be a very sensitive area. Therefore, it requires a very professional and dedicated service to a couple who may be filing for divorce or legal separation.


A prenuptial agreement is a written contract between two people in anticipation of marriage. It normally lists all the properties each person owns and defines the rights and obligations of both parties. It specifies how to manage their finances during the course of marriage. This will also define what each person’s property rights will be, in case of termination of marriage either by death, divorce or cancellation by court. [Read More]

Marriage Registration in Thailand

Marriage registration in Thailand can be done in any registration office within the country.  For foreigners, marriage in Thailand has two forms; a foreign national marrying a Thai national, or a foreign couple who prefers to get married in Thailand.  [Read More]


There are people who can easily give away their children because of some personal reasons or simply because they are not willing or not capable of raising their own flesh and blood. On the contrary, there are emotionally and financially stable people who are not blessed with even one. Hence, adopting a child is one option for a childless couple. [Read More]


While a couple may agree to divorce, things could become complicated and be contested when it comes to some important conjugal matters such as child custody and sharing of properties.  [Read More]


Either the parents or the court can decide who will have the primary child custody after divorce.  For unmarried couples, the mother shall have the sole custody of the child. The father must first register the child legitimation at the local district office. This procedure of legitimizing the child is necessary before a father can enter into a custody agreement with the mother. [Read More]

At Magna Carta Law Firm, our family lawyers are accomplished professional in the field of Family Law Services, providing mediation  to couples going through family related matters.  We work with couples and families to reach fair and enforceable agreements while saving money and avoiding court litigation by helping couples understand the law on domestic-related issues and divorce law in Thailand. Book for appointment now!