Claiming support (Document Template)

If you do not receive support, you can send a letter of formal notice to the other parent.

[Your name and address]

TO [town] , on [date..]

[Name and address of consignee]

Subject: Application for maintenance

(letter sent by registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt and number A)

[First name of the person who owes the pension,]

I still haven't received the support payment you owe for [name of the child(ren)] , for the month(s) of [month(s) concerned] , of a total amount of [sum] €.

The decision of the family court shall fix the payment of the pension no later than [date of judgment or order] .

I remind you that failure to comply with this obligation is punishable by 2 years imprisonment and €15,000 fine (penalty provided for in article 227-3 of the penal code).

Please pay me the sum of [sum] €.

Otherwise, I will be obliged to use the enforcement channels provided for this purpose (direct recovery).



Verified 04 June 2021 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

For details, please use the practical information sheets :

J'ai réalisé une démarche administrative

Je donne mon avis sur Services Publics +. L'administration concernée me répondra.