Last Will and Testament
What is the advantage of drafting a Thai Will?
A last will and testament is a legal documents that lets you as the testator (person making the will) designate individuals to receive your properties and possession or any other assets such as bank accounts, vehicle and personal valuable items when you passed away, this can either be done in your home country or in Thailand, the only thing you need keep in mind is if you decide to do your will in another country is that all the documentation must be translated into Thai, notarized and may cause other legal procedures, but then of course you would not want to cause additional stress to your family during the time of your demise, therefore it is strongly advise to draft your Thai will for your properties in Thailand.
In a very common situation upon the death of a foreigner in Thailand, the government officer will ask the family for a copy of a Will or they will seek the deceased person’s lawyer for this document, given the facts that there are a lot of things that can happen to your property if you are not aware of your legal rights in Thailand upon your passing. Therefore, it is imperative to anticipate all these given factors and seek for the assistance of someone who are extremely familiar of the system and process for the benefits of all parties involved.
JT Legal Consult experienced lawyers can help you draft your Thai Will ensuring that your properties in Thailand will be going to your chosen beneficiaries in an event of the unexpected occur. Make an appointment to us for an initial consultation on drafting your will in Thailand.