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Who can receive support?

Verified 17 avril 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

  • If the succession takes place before a notary, the surviving spouse is entitled to support when he is in need. Children, or beautiful children, pay this pension to their father, mother or father-in-law, mother-in-law.
  • Children (or grandchildren) have an obligation to help a parent (or grandparent) who is unable to provide for himself or herself.
    This obligation maintenance obligation, extends to sons and daughters-in-law and their in-laws.