In the maintenance policies of the OLG Frankfurt, as of 01.01.2011, the amount of deductiblse was changed. There is a distinction between necessary, reasonable and appropriate deductibles.
For parents paying maintenance to minors, the necessary deductibles apply. This amounts to €950. Of this, €570 account for general living costs and €380 for rent/housing needs.
The reasonable deduction, which applies in the case of maintenance for adult children, is €1.150.-. Of this, € 670.- account for the general living costs and € 480.- for the housing needs.
The applicable deductible for maintenance paid by parents is €1.500.- and in the case of maintenance paid by separated or divorced spouses €1.050 (if employed) or €975.- (if unemployed).