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Asked on: 9/16/13, 7:21 am

In the State of New York, are personal bank accounts counted as marital property and can be divided in the divorce?

If so, if I create a joint account our child or someone else that not my spouse and move money from my personal account over, is the spouse able to retrieve the money in the divorce?

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Answered on: 9/16/13, 7:23 am by David Browde

Yes, under almost all circumstances they are marital property.

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