I live in North Carolina.
We are married for 4 years, separated for almost 1 year.
When we married, I moved in her house and we both paid the mortgage.
Beside that, she owns 3 rental houses, the rents were deposit on our common account.
I was involved in any repair and even a remodeling of those houses.
I own 1 rental property (abroad) and the rent is deposited in my own bank account (abroad)
Apparently, (official numbers) the median sale price for the same type of houses didn’t change from the date of the marriage to the date of separation.
Am I entitled of half of the principal that we paid during the marriage ?
Is she entitled of half of the principal that I paid for my house (during the marriage) ?
Could she find a way not to have to pay ?