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Lanna Lawyers

Expat Specialists

Providing expatriates and Thailand nationals legal services throughout Thailand

Lanna Lawyers Elder Law specialization focuses on helping expatriate and national families and individuals respond to the challenges presented by long life, illness and disability.  Our Elder law services help individuals and families respond to a variety of issues, including: Long-term care and nursing home care; Asset protection planning;  Managed care and payment for health care; Retirement income planning; Disability planning; Housing options, such as assisted-living and residential homes for the aged; Financial and health care decision-making through the use of durable Powers of Attorney; End-of-life decision-making through the use of Living Wills; Wills and Estate planning.

 

The Lanna Lawyers’ team have been recognized internationally as specialists in the Family Law area. We provide effective and practical legal support to expatriates and nationals, in all areas of family including marriage, professional prenuptial agreements, mediation, divorce by consent or in court, property settlement disputes, birth registration, surrogacy, child custody rights and parental responsibility, adoption of a child and immigration to a foreign country.

We are a professional law firm in Thailand that provides dedicated and focused legal advice and services primarily to Expats and Thai nationals, with a number of specializations including Family, Business, Property/Real Estate, Estates and Trusts, Civil and Criminal Law. Lanna Lawyers has both long term Expat and Thai licensed lawyers with considerable experience in handling legal issues common to Expats and Thai nationals living and residing in Thailand.

We provide legal support to expatriates and nationals in Civil and Contract Law including civil litigation for breach of contract, personal injury, insurance claims, inheritance, debt recovery, property/real estate, construction and more.

Lanna Lawyers provides legal support to expatriates and nationals in property and real estate practice focusing on the sale and purchase and the lease of land, house, condominiums and commercial properties as well as tenancy issues. We can also advise you of how to legally deal with the prohibition on foreigners owning freehold land in Thailand.

We provide specialised professional services to expatriates and nationals in the areas of  estate planning, including wills, living wills, and estate administration.

We provide legal support to expatriates and nationals for your business to navigate regulations and avoid pitfalls and potential disputes. This specialization includes the step by step process of both starting and operating a for-profit business or corporation, as well as not-for-profit foundations, in Thailand. This includes areas of registration, licenses and permits, tax issues, compliance, governance, employment, property, regulation issues, and company secretarial services for both for-profit and not-for-profit companies and organizations.

 

 

With Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand fast becoming one of the premier retirement areas in Asia, and with an ageing population in need of a variety of medical support, there is a vital need to provide effective health care law services. Our firm has effectively taken on this responsibility in what is one of the most intricate and constantly changing areas of law.  Our understanding and experience in healthcare laws and policy helps us to help our clients develop successful strategies for navigating the complex health care environment.

 

Lanna Lawyers understands the need for both condo and housing associations to have a skilled lawyer who is knowledgeable in the applicable laws related to these areas. Without the proper representation condo and home owner run the risk of having financial and property issues. Condo and housing association law is one of our core areas of expertise and we are committed to assisting those serving on condo and home association boards as well as condo and home association companies. We also represent these clients and assist with their needs in cases involving real estate law and land use and development.

We provide effective and practical legal support to expatriates and nationals, in all areas of criminal law. Including defending cases involving assault, narcotics, sexual assault, murder, illegal weapons, money laundering.  Our work also includes the filing of bail and pre-trial release motions and assistance.

Lanna Lawyers  prides itself on having a strong pro bono focus and works closely with our pro bono partners to help promote social justice.  We are a leader in the providing of pro bono legal services to a significant number of clients who are both in need of legal assistance and do not have the financial means and ability to pay for them.  Pro bono cases are screened and selected based on both merit and financial hardship.

We provide other professional services to expatriates and nationals in many additional areas including immigration, notary services, translations and accounting.