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Cases are almost never decided solely on the pleadings. As long as your response shows that there's a dispute regarding the facts presented in the Complaint or how the law applies, then the judge should order a trial. You're also allowed to amend your Answer later if you find a mistake.
For family law, the property division would be part of a dissolution of a domestic partnership or a divorce. If you never married or registered, then it's a real estate issue.
Okay, then you have a real estate case.
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