Megan’s Law Expat in Thailand

by admin on February 6, 2018

Chaninat & Leeds, a Bangkok based law firm with myriads of experience in various areas of Thai and international law, discusses the repercussions of the International Megan’s Law and blacklisting on immigration of foreigners to Thailand.

US Immigration Attorneys in Bangkok focus on family-based immigration visas with a focus on the K1 fiancée visa and K3 marriage visa for Thai nationals. 

Related Article: Thailand Blacklist Regulations

{ 0 comments }

Hague Treaty Child Abduction Thailand

by admin on February 6, 2018

The Hague Convention on Child Abduction allows for claims by parents who have had their child abducted. The Thailand Child Abduction Act is the domestic law that allows for an aggrieved parent to enforce his rights to have his or her child returned to their country of residence.

For more information watch the full video where Chaninat & Leeds discusses the Hague Convention on child abduction in Thailand and it’s implications.

Current issues regarding Thailand family law are important for families that cross borders due to having different residences or due to business travel.

Related Journal:

Protecting Vulnerable Children in Thailand

{ 0 comments }

Bill Amendment to Prohibit Congress Members from Paying out Sexual Harassment Cases

January 23, 2018

Congress members have introduced new legislation that will prohibit legislators from paying settlements in sexual harassment cases with taxpayers’ money. The Bill in question is the “Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act” that demands the accused lawmaker to pay compensation to the US Treasury within 3 months of the settlement. In a situation where […]

Read the full article →

Starbucks Trademark Infringement Claim against Belgian Coffeehouse

January 23, 2018

The trademark in question is the Starbucks logo of a circular emblem containing a mermaid with the text in bold letters around the emblem, spelling out “STARBUCKS”. In 2013 a Belgian coffeehouse, owned by Hasmik Nerseyan, submitted an application for Trademark Registration with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. A couple of months later, Starbucks hit […]

Read the full article →

Thailand Revises Narcotics Law to Allow the Sale of Medical Marijuana

January 18, 2018

Khao Sod reports on Thailand’s government changes on the narcotics law that will allow the sale of marijuana with a doctor’s prescription to be sold over the counter. The revision of the drug law follows the Justice Minister’s declaration last year of the failure on “the war on drugs”. Thailand now follows other developed nations on the decriminalization […]

Read the full article →