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About happylarry

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  1. The wills my wife makes for clients are in both Thai and English. Paragraph 1, in Thai, then paragraph 1 in English, then paragraph 2 in Thai, and so on. Then towards the end of the will there is an extra paragraph stating that if there is a discrepancy then the English version must be followed. This is a much better way of doing it than just doing it in Thai and having a separate translation as things can go missing also the client is absolutely sure of what he is signing. HL
  2. I can still see your full name David, for your interest. HL
  3. You will not be able to get married without an affirmation to marry translated into Thai and stamped by the MFA. That is fact. I guess what you are asking is will you be able to get away with lying to the Embassy.......well I guess if you wish to swear that you have never been married before and then sign your name to it then the Embassy will probably issue your letter but then what happens when the Thai computer system throws out your previous marriage details and you are found out????? HL
  4. Click on the name of the person you want to send to and then when their profile appears you will see a small envelope icon, click on this and you will be able to send a message. HL
  5. I suggest you give my wife a ring so she can explain fully but I will answer a couple of your questions here for others benefit. Yes your wife owns half of the house. No her name did not need to be on the chanote as guardian. No she cannot get a loan without going to court because your son cannot legally sign until he attains the age of twenty years old. Yes your wife's name can be easily removed, she simply has to tell the land office that she is gifting it to her son. However this has to be done voluntarily by your wife, you cant enforce it. So some good and some bad news, hope this has helped. HL
  6. I just asked my wife but she doesn't know but will ask the lawyer she works with and I'll let you know his opinion later. HL
  7. Well done mate great to hear. I take it you made the Police aware that they were on tv? HL
  8. NBK night market (almost next door to the Dusit Princess Hotel), there is a small bar in the center of the market next door to the brick built building. i am meeting a Dutch guy there on Saturday evening (we met there last Saturday) and you are welcome to come and have a beer with us if you so desire mate, Unless it's raining in which case it will be the week after I guess....lol HL
  9. And how can he get his affirmation to marry letter from the embassy.....without his divorce certificate.....lol I may well be wrong but I don't think the amphur will break the rules and marry someone without it, but you never know. HL
  10. Quite correct BC, I put it badly, I should have said the only way to get married is in front of a representative official from the Amphur. for instance when I got married I had a big ceremony and party at my house in Samui and I paid for the official to come to the house to do the signing. HL
  11. I am aware of that fact but there was no mention of any specific condos and therefore no mention of them being over the quota of 49%. So my feelings have not changed.....i.e.:- why bother?.....lol HL
  12. I don't get it.....why put the condo under the company when you can own it in your own name? Am I missing something here? HL
  13. You do not need to be married to have your name on your babies birth certificate. And the village ceremony means nothing even if the monks are there, it is just a party for the sake of the family's face.....lol The only way to get married is at the Amphur. HL
  14. Yes exactly, and I have had many enquiries resulting from that post as it happens. Why not, what better advertising is there than recommendations. And no I did not post on this thread in order to push that, if you can remember that far back you actually asked to see posts from people who were satisfied or something like that, (I can't be bothered to look back). Anyway I am pleased to say that we agree on something at last, that is the sole reason I have my usufruct, is in the case of my wife predeceasing me. Our property is also willed to me as well. HL
  15. Wow, more name calling.... what do you see that is different in my previous statement. The wife can ask the court to cancel the usufruct....can ask!!! it doesn't say that the court will grant it, does it, as I said before and say it again the husband can put forth his reasons for not having it cancelled and the court will make its decision. That's what the judge is there for. It also does not matter who fully paid for the property because if it is within the marriage then it is considered marital assets and therefore split between the two, unless there are other extenuating circumstances. Lastly the usufruct does not give you 100% control over the land, it gives you the right to stay on the land while it's in force. For instance the land can still be sold but the new owner has to adhere to the usufruct still. However if the court has deemed to sell the land in order to split the assets then obviously the court will also be voiding the usufruct prior to selling. Tell you what Khun Jean let's agree to disagree shall we and get on with life. byebye HL