The action for the purpose of contribution to the expenses of the marriage concerns exclusively married couples. It is distinguished from the request for alimony as a contribution to the maintenance and education of children, which can be made in the context of any separation ; just as it differs from the relief duty that a spouse may be forced to pay during the divorce proceedings.
The contribution to the expenses of the marriage is the sum which is due by each of the spouses, during the duration of the marriage, and prior to any divorce proceedings, according to their resources to participate in the expenses of the household. In fact, these are most often the case where one of the spouses leaves the marital home without leaving anything to the other to meet the household expenses. Or, it could be a married couple who still live under the same roof, but one of them decides not to contribute to the daily costs even though they have the resources to do so.
Your Lawyer will assist you in bringing this action before the Family Affairs Judge, and get the defaulting spouse to assume his share of the contribution. Conversely, if you are in defense, Cabinet FOURNIER will tell you the measures to take so that a failure to contribute is not blamed on you.