Bombay High Court Orders Release of Sex Workers

October 1, 2020

Three sex workers detained at a state corrective institution in Mumbai have been under order to be immediately released, with the middleman being arrested. The women were sent to the institution after being found during a raid at a Mumbai guest house. After being arrested and sent to a correctional facility, the women’s legal guardians […]

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Thai Celebs Custody Dispute Highlights Need for Men to Obtain Paternity Rights

September 30, 2020

Thai celebrity Pirat “Mike” Nitipaisakul has spoken out about the difficulties faced trying to obtain custody of his child Maxwell, highlighting how Thai law gives preference to the mother in custody cases between unmarried parents. Mike has been in legal disputes with the mother of his child, fellow celebrity Sarah Casinghini, who has full custody […]

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Thai Resort Sues Expat Over Negative Review

September 29, 2020

A resort in Koh Chang has filed a criminal complaint against US citizen Wesley Barnes after the American submitted a bad review on TripAdvisor. The resort is suing the man under the defamation law, claiming Barnes has defamed the resort’s reputation. Defamation law in Western countries is normally a civil case, wherein the court can […]

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Amendment of Civil Laws to Mediate Before Litigation

September 25, 2020

A new amendment to the Thailand Civil Procedure Law was adorned on September 5th, 2020 that provides additional information on mediation between parties to a legal dispute. According to the amendment, the competent court may lodge a petition asking the court to appoint a mediator if there is a compromise between the parties and the […]

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