The monthly amount indispensable for the maintenance of housing, clothing, medical care and education of children (even when they reach the age of majority, if they have not completed it for external reasons and provided that they prove successful).
Parents can establish the amount of the children’s food by mutual agreement, in proportion to the needs of the children and the means and possibilities of the parents.
Yes. There are some tables prepared by the judiciary that serve as a guide and take into account the monthly income of the parents, the custody and custody established and the number of children, although they do not foresee the housing and education expenses, which should be weight and that will increase proportionally the result obtained.
Not paying food to children for 2 consecutive months or 4 consecutive months is a crime punishable by imprisonment of 3 to 6 months or a fine of 6 to 12 months. The amount of the fine will be between € 2 and € 400 per day, depending on the economic capacity of the offender.
In addition, the judge may decide the disqualification for the exercise of parental authority for a period of up to 10 years.
Yes, but we must show that, if the children’s food has not been satisfied, it is because the father / mother has reduced his economic capacity in relation to the moment in which the amount of the food was fixed, so that, if satisfies the children’s food, loses the possibility of self-provisioning himself / herself.
In any case, the debt for non-payment will be maintained and will be increased if the judge is not asked to reduce its amount.