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    I understand that if I was to marry and then divorce, the equity in my present house could be split 50/50 with my wife without a marriage contract. If I were to sell the house before marrying, bank the money, but a house together and then divorce, would my wife be entitled too the money in my bank account or only the house that we bought together?
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    The house you bought together is primarily what would be divided. However,
    depending on her own net worth when you separate, the increase in the value of the
    money in the bank account, not its value as of the date of marriage, would also be subject
    to division. If you had $100,000 in the bank and through wise investment it became $200,
    000 by the time you separated, then the value of the increase could be subject to division,
    but not the original $100,000.

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