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Who receives family benefits and allowances in a couple?

Verified 20 septembre 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Additional cases ? In case of alternate custody

When the 2 members of a couple live in the same household and assume the effective and permanent care of the child, they shall designate the recipient of family benefits by mutual agreement.

This agreement right of optionmay be exercised at any time. The option can only be challenged after 1 year, unless the situation changes (divorce, etc.).

If this right of option is not exercised, the default recipient is the spouse or concubine.