Hi - I have a few quick questions. Can I start divorce property settlement before the 12 months is up post separation? My ex wants to buy me out of house. Does she have to give me half the valuation of the property or just half the equity in the property? Is property still split 50/50 if she has the kids or I can only expect about 35%? All assets were purchased jointly during the marriage. During the marriage, a relative on her side who I no longer have contact with loaned us money. There was no written agreement. Am I required legally to pay them back?