Is a settlement from an accident incurred while married to my husband considered community property in the event of a divorce?

Accident Incuured Divorce Law

Is a settlement from an accident incurred while married to my husband considered community property in the event of a divorce?

You are not entitled to any portion of the money that your husband may obtain for his pain and suffering; they are his alone because they are payment for his “personal injuries” that he “personally” suffered. In addition, personal injury damages are non-taxable. However, any damages he receives for reimbursement for the automobile and his lost wages are subject of community property laws in the event of divorce, because those are items that, but for the accident, you would have benefited from.

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