Both names on deed

Both names on deed to paid for home. Any exclusions why I wouldn’t be entitled to half the house. Thanks

To be entitled to one-half of the value of a house, the house must be marital property. This means the house must have been acquired during the marriage. If one spouse purchased the house prior to the marriage, the house could still be marital property if you helped pay down the mortgage, helped do and finance improvements, etc.

If one of these is applicable to your situation, then you are likely entitled to one-half of the value of the house.

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