“Durational factor”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

Used in the without child support formula under the Advisory Guidelines, to determine the percentage of income to be shared, based upon the length of the marriage. The durational factor is 1.5 to 2 percent of the gross income difference for each year included in the length of marriage. (See also length of the marriage.)

Source: Glossary of Terms - Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines July 2008, Department of Justice Canada