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Child support

What if the child is residing in one country and the parent who must pay child support is residing in another country?

Which court will have jurisdiction? Which law will be applicable?

Parents, married or not, have a duty to raise and feed their children. This parental duty is almost universal.


Decisions about child support are usually made on the basis of the parents' income and the time spent with their children.


Amounts and duration may vary from one legislation to another.


There is no mandatory scale in French law and the amount of these contributions or alimony is set on a case-by-case basis.


This is why the help of a lawyer dedicated to International Family Law is essential.

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