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    Any body know a decent thai divorce lawyer please?

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    It might help if you state the province in which proceedings are to take place.

    No point getting a recommendation for a lawyer in Chiang Rai if the court is in Surat Thani.
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    Thanks.. village ceremony took place in Surin, was registered at amphur in Bangkok. Not sure if will end up in court just need advice initially

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    You shouldn't need a lawyer for a divorce if you both agree on all points - 30 minutes at the Amphur and its all done. If there's property involved and you don't think your going to get your fair share, I would say certainly use a lawyer.

    I only know one that I would trust and he's not too far away from Surin - Isaan Lawyers in Nakhon Ratchasima. Western managing director who is a lawyer - although officially he can't practice law in Thailand there are Thai lawyers in the practice and he runs the show anyway. Google them for details.

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    Cheers Flip. I am hoping will not need one but not really sure if we can agree on things, does not help that she ❇❇❇❇❇❇ed off withoit saying anything! I will give them a try

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    Strike while the iron's hot. Onward and upward!!

    Oh, and when I say "not far from Surin", I'm talking relatively of course .

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    Damn right Flip! Anyway I am ok got good friends to keep me busy

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanbobble View Post
    does not help that she ❇❇❇❇❇❇ed off withoit saying anything!
    Sorry to hear that. I think we got married around the same time and got settlement visas, ILR and citizenship all done all within a few weeks of each other. I was having some issues with my wife today and, with the moodiness and stubbornness, I'm always aware that she could just flounce off instead of considering things more calmly and reasonably.

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    The whole Men are from Mars thing must have been written by someone who never witnessed a Thai/Farang relationship. Even the women in my family are dumbfounded at times.

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    Hi LWATG.. yeah it is a shame but we had not been happy for quite a while, I was trying to do everything I could to make her happy but alas it was not meant to be. It did me a fair bit of damage mentally over the last year or so and I don't think I could have let her go.

    If you are unhappy mate and cannot make things work get out of it before things get unreasonable

    I feel like a new man.. and there are plenty more fish in the sea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanbobble View Post
    I feel like a new man!
    Got you that bad has it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanbobble View Post
    Hi LWATG.. yeah it is a shame but we had not been happy for quite a while, I was trying to do everything I could to make her happy but alas it was not meant to be. It did me a fair bit of damage mentally over the last year or so and I don't think I could have let her go.

    If you are unhappy mate and cannot make things work get out of it before things get unreasonable
    Thanks for posting this, I’m in a similar situation and it’s easy to feel like the only one as I think most on here disappear when things go wrong.
    For me, if it was a relationship with a UK resident it would’ve been over long ago but with her having nothing in LOS and a child starting high school here, it makes any break complicated.

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    You are not the only one mate i am very lucky we did not have children and that she has made it easy for me to accept.. i have found out she has run off with a girl from thailand who dresses like a guy!!! Cannot get much more final than that

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    We don’t have any children either but I am ‘dad’ to both kids from her previous Thai/Thai relationship. Having seen her son through high school I could send him out in the big bad world having done more than any of his family, but as I said her daughter is just starting and I doubt I could afford an international school in Thailand.

    Thai girls/women going with a ‘Tom’ certainly isn’t new but I have heard recently that it’s on the increase, or at least seems to be from expats living there.

    Best of luck to you.

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