California Family Code
Family Code section 780
CHAPTER 3. Damages for Injuries to Married Person [780 - 783]
( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
Except as provided in Section 781 and subject to the rules of allocation set forth in Section 2603, money and other property received or to be received by a married person in satisfaction of a judgment for damages for personal injuries, or pursuant to an agreement for the settlement or compromise of a claim for such damages, is community property if the cause of action for the damages arose during the marriage.