last will and testament

  • Last Will

    The most recent legal document or declaration made by which a person expresses his or her wishes as to how his or her property is to be distributed at death (in Thailand pursuant Thai succession laws) and names one or more persons and optional appoints an executor to administrate the estate until its distribution.
  • Legal aspects of a last will and testament in Thailand

    Inheritance law
    last will and testament

    The Thai legal system of succession and inheritance is codified and can be found in the civil and commercial 'Book V Succession'. It among others governs the distribution and administration of the estate of a person after his death, how to make a valid will in Thailand (Title III 'Wills'), and determines what happens to a person's assets after death when there is no last will or testament made.