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1 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments: Part of the Child Support or the Social Security System in Germany/Europe 3 rd Gender and Legislation Forum Gender Equality and Family Committee of National Assembly & Korean Women's Development Institute Dr. Thomas Meysen German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law (DIJuF) Seoul, 10 July 2014

2 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany Germany 2013 80,777,000 inhabitants 8,298,326 children (0-12 y.) 468,463 children (0-12 y.) received advance payments 285,301 children of non- married parents 123,141 children of se- perated married parents 53,080 children of divorced parents 4,891 semi-orphans 2,050 children with one institutionalized parent

3 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany Maintenance Advance Payments Act came into force on 1 July 1983 legal claim: legal prerequisites children living with only one parent children from 0 to under 12 years old no or no regular child support payments by other parent no means testing in child‘s household (payment is independent of income of custodial parent)

4 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany Maintenance Advance Payments Act came into force on 1 July 1983 payments 133 EUR/month (0 to under 6 y.) 180 EUR/month (6 to under 12 y.) max. duration 6 years (72 months) deduction from social security payments if members of household are recipients

5 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany total payments 2013: 858,902,532 EUR 1/3 paid by federal State: 286,300,844 EUR 2/3 paid by Länder and communities: 572,601,688 EUR

6 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany legal child support claim transfers to Länder as creditor total recovery from child support debtor 2013: 176,744,190 EUR = 20,58% 1/3 intake of federal State: 58,914,730 EUR 2/3 intake of Länder and communities: 117,829,460 EUR quota differs between 54.3% in Bavaria and 12.8% in Bremen

7 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany classification of German system of maintenance advance payment in from beginning on intended as part of social security for Germany‘s largest group living in poverty: single mothers temporary social benefit for a critical time in a single parent‘s life never meant as recollectable surrogat for child support payments with expected recovery

8 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Germany current discussions about a potential reform no payments if child‘s household receives social benefits shortening of the receipt period of advance payments

9 Advance Payments in EU/Switzerland 28 EU Member States

10 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in EU exist: yes / no Advance PaymentsNo Advance Payments 15: Austria Bulgaria [Croatia] Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Hungary Luxembourg Malta Poland Sweden Slovak Republic Slovenia 13: Belgium Cyprus Czech Republic Greece Irland Italy Latvia Lithuania Netherlands Portugal Romania Spain United Kingdom

11 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in EU systematic categorizing direct child support surrogate social benefit: not means tested social benefit: means tested 4: Austria Croatia Luxembourg Malta 8: Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Poland Slovenia Sweden 3: Bulgaria Hungary Slovac Republic

12 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in EU amount of payments AustriaLuxembourgMaltaCroatia according to child support order during minority according to child support order during minority according to child support order during minority according to child support order as long as child is in urgent need GermanyPolandDenmarkFinland 180/133 €/month max. 72 months 167 €/month during minority 167 €/month during minority 151,85 €/month during minority Sweden Slovac Republic FranceEstonia 146 €/month during minority possibly until age 20 max.108,50 €/month during minority 90,85 €/month during minority 3,20 €/day max. 90 days SloveniaHungaryBulgaria 72,46/79,70/94,19 €/ month during minority 48 €/month during minority discretionary conditions set by Ministry limited time

13 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments: South Corean ideas Article 14: Temporary Urgent Aid System of Child Support Payment means tested less payments more administrative expenses temporary How long and what are the criteria? What, if the dependence lasts longer? discretionary: decision of the chief of the Managing Institute on Child Support Payment Guidelines? Binding regulations?

14 Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht e.V. (DIJuF) Advance Payments in Europe Contact Deutsches Institut für Jugendhilfe und Familienrecht (DIJuF) e. V. German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law Dr. Thomas Meysen P.O. Box 10 20 20, 69010 Heidelberg Poststraße 17, 69115 Heidelberg Tel.: +49-62 21-98 18-11 Fax: +49-62 21-98 18-28 E-Mail: thomas.meysen@dijuf.dethomas.meysen@dijuf.de International Network: Child Support Worldwide Internet: www.heidelberg-conference2013.de www.heidelberg-conference2013.de subscribe to newsletter, email to: world-conference@dijuf.deworld-conference@dijuf.de


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