One party requests ED and the other Doesn't

Please see my reply to your previous post regarding this issue.

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Question: If one of the divorcing parties requests ED and the other does not, does that mean that only the requesting party gets the benefit of marital property that is not in his or her name? Or, is the law that as long as one of the divorcing parties requests ED, the marital property/debts will be split??

For example, if the wife requests ED, she would be entitled to half the money from the husband’s car, but would the husband also be entitled to half the money from the wife’s car if he didn’t make the ED request?