What legally belongs to me if I bought a house with my son and now he is getting divorced?

Question Details: I purchased a home with my son. His girlfriend moved in with him. They split and were considered common-law married. In the divorce proceedings, the house was split between them and they agreed to give me $10,000 out of a profit of approximately $95,000. I thought the split would be between me and my son since I invested $38,000 as a down payment. He did pay me back $7,000. What is my legal right to the proceeds and I have not signed the paperwork to allow the sale of the home?

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