Are you looking for a law firm in Thailand? Sunbelt Asia Legal Advisors is the best choice. Do you know what Small Claims Court is? The Small Claims Court are also known as District Court. The Court is divided into 2 chambers, Civil and Criminal. The jurisdiction of the District Court is limited to a certain geographical area. The Civil and Criminal cases are taken to the Small Claims Court.
Take a look at the criminal and civil cases requirements and punishments.
The criminal offense is a violation of law that is harmful to the society and individual. According to Thai law, the criminal acts are punishable. The punishment might include:
In case there is one judge to make the judgment, imprisonment cannot exceed 6 months. While fine cannot be over 10,000 THB. If the judge deems punishment must be more than this. They can request another judge to review the case file. The other judge can give their opinion and both the judges will act together.
A Civil offense is an offense that arises due to the dispute between individuals. They are mostly of business nature. According to the Thai Law, the value of the civil case must not be over 300,000 THB. If the complainant wants to force the defendant to act, the case must be submitted to the provincial court.
The time period of the case depends on its complexity. At least the Court will take 3 months to reach a decision. No case is pending after one year.
Following are the documents that must be submitted:
The below-mentioned steps are taken after the documents are submitted.
The costs involved in the cases are:
We at Sunbelt Asia Legal Advisors offers you the best legal advisors. We have been working the legal field for 15 years. Our professionals have comprehensive knowledge about the law practices and regulations. We will help you collect all the essential documents. For more information about Small Claims, you can contact us on 02-642-0214.
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