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Is your name on the deed?
In that case, the house is her separate property. She wouldn't owe you half the profits from the sale unless you signed something, either when you bought it or when you got married, stating that she would. The payments you made to the house before the marriage are treated as rent.
You ARE entitled to half the increase in equity after you married, because the payments made were made with marital property. Look at the exact dates, but that should work out to about 1/4 of the total equity. You have a right to request bank statements from the month before you married and the current statements to see how much equity has accumulated.
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