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Parentage

governing the state or relationship of being a parent in Thailand

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Post-Nuptial
A postnuptial agreement is a contract between spouses concerning their personal or matrimonial assets made after entering into marriage (as opposed to a prenuptial (before marriage) in Thailand sections 1465 - 1492 Thailand civil and commercial code).
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power of attorney
a signed and witnessed document you can use to appoint someone to make decisions on your behalf
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Preference shares

shares giving a shareholder or group of shareholder in a (Thai) limited company priority or specified preferential rights in certain matters of the company limited over that of ordinary shareholders (as defined within a company's articles of association)

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Synonyms - preferred shares
Prenup
is short for prenuptial agreement, the pre-marriage contract under Thai law splitting the property between two people who are about to marry, specifying personal and marital assets and setting out the terms of management over personal and marital assets and debts
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Synonyms - prenuptial
Prenuptial Agreement

under Thai law an agreement made by a couple before they marry concerning management of future marital and personal property and listing personal assets and debts at the time of marriage usually in an annex to the prenup contract.

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Prescription

in Civil laws of Thailand referring to 'periods of time' fixed by law and the role of the passage of time in the ending of certain rights or how a period of time can create certain rights, for example the rights a person could acquire after he held or used a property of another for an uninterrupted period of time.

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Property law

the area of law dealing with forms of ownership, possession, encumbrances and rights to immovable property in Thailand

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Public order
against what is viewed as appropriate in Thai society both in the legal (laws) and moral sense
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