Party 1 buys a house for 155K one year prior to marriage in 1997. Party 1 and Party 2 marry in 1998. Party 2 is place on deed and mortgage in 1998. In 1998, now Party 1 and Party (both on deed) get our appraisal. Appraised at 155K. House is now appraised at 260K. Given 50/50 split, is Party 2's share 52.5K?
Party's separated in 2008. If no increased in value from 2008 until present, is Party 2's share still 52.5K given 50/50 split scenerio?
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