We have been married for about 10 years and now are planing to file for divorce. During our marriage each of us opened a personal checking account and we had one joint account. All my salary (up to this date) get deposited into our joint account from which all the bills are paid from. I was able to save some money and put them on my personal checking account. Additionally, my parents were giving me some money in cash that I also put into personal checking account.
Question: if I withdraw all the money in cash from my personal checking account and close it now (before the divorce starts) can my spouse or the judge find that out and make me owe half of those funds to my spouse?
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