The statutory criteria considered include the:
- Extent of contributions in money by either party.
- Parties’ property or work to the acquisition, improvement or maintenance of marital assets.
- Debts or obligations undertaken for the benefit of the family.
- Needs of any children.
- Extent of contributions to care for the family and relatives.
- Income, earning capacity and financial needs of the parties in the foreseeable future.
- Duration of the marriage.
- Age of the parties.