What is the impact of a long-term marriage breakdown on a family law case?

Manitoba, Canada


The following excerpt is from Pasta v. Pasta, 2013 MBQB 311 (CanLII):

McLachlin J. (as she then was) in Moge v. Moge,1992 CanLII 25 (SCC), [1992] 3 S.C.R. 813 stated (at p. 883) that "[p]overty is one of the main problems arising from marital breakdown; it should not be made worse by long and expensive legal proceedings."

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