Support is paid in the form of monthly instalment by the parent who doses not have custody to the one who does. In case of shared custody, the Judge will only rarely grant support if there is a very substantial difference of income between parents. There is no fixed scale established by statute. Each judge […]
The child’s opinion will be taken in to account if the Judge believes he/she is in age of having a point of view. French Judges usually admit this capacity from the age of 7 or 8, depending on the maturity of the child. Theoretically the child can testify in Court but this is quite unusual. […]
Traditionally in France Custody over children was given to the mother. The father would have a visitation right usually two weekends a month plus half of the school holidays. Sometimes, the father was granted an extra visitation day during the school week. The father would have the obligation of paying child support to his ex […]
What every the type of divorce (fault, no fault, mutual consent) assistance or representation through a French “Avocat” is compulsory.