(a) The parties’ past relations and conduct;
(b) Length of the marriage;
(c) Each party’s ability to work;
(d) The source and amount of property awarded to each party;
(e) Each party’s age;
(f) Ability to pay support;
(g) The present situation of the parties;
(h) The parties’ need for support;
(i) The parties’ health;
(j) The prior standard of living of the parties and whether the parties are responsible for the support of others;
(k) The parties’ contribution to the joint estate;
(l) A party’s fault in causing the divorce;
(m) How cohabitation affects a party’s financial status;
(n) General principles of equity.
There is no automatic formula for determining the amount or duration of spousal support and the Court must consider all of these factors in deciding how much support should be paid, and how long it should be paid for.