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  • Porntip v. Panomprai Katesa, Thailand, Supreme Court, 2009.
    The Supreme Court ruled that a husband's adulterous behavior which caused his wife great mental pain and humiliation and led to a four-year-separation created appropriate grounds for the wife to file for divorce.
  • Public Prosecutor v. Mr. Eakkapong, Thailand, Supreme Court, 2006.
    The accused took the underage victim from her parents. The Court determined that the offense of sexual assault and the offense of wrongfully taking the accused for the purpose of sexual assault are separate offenses.