What is the impact of a long-term marriage on the provisions of the Marriage and Divorce Act?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Hunter v. Hunter, 2005 CanLII 22139 (ON SC):

As Weiler J.A., in Roseneck v. Gowling, supra, pointed out, one item cannot be considered in isolation with respect to this statutory provision. All factors are relevant. Here, the parties were married for 32 years. Both contributed financially. All financial resources were used for the family.

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