recognize any economic advantages or disadvantages to the spouses arising from the marriage or its breakdown;
apportion between the spouses any financial consequences arising from the care of any child of the marriage over and above the obligation apportioned between the spouses pursuant to subsection (8) [i.e. through child support];
relieve any economic hardship of the spouses arising from the break-down of the marriage; and
in so far as practicable, promote the economic self- sufficiency of each spouse within a reasonable period of time.
Legal costs were not included and are the major expense in dealing with divorce and required every time a change is made.
The Costs related to supporting children living with the father are not included in the formula.
Costs for non-custodial parents (fathers) to maintain relationship with their kids is not included.
Costs such as transportation and other expenses for fathers to earn monies to pay support in the first place are not included.