Legal Question in Family Law in California

Work Comp Award

Are workers comp awards considered community property and therefore part of the marital assets?

Asked on 11/06/03, 2:15 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Patrick McCrary Law Office Of Patrick L. McCrary

Re: Work Comp Award

Generally, a permanent disability award is considered separate property, regardless of when received. That may be different for temporary disability and it does lie with the descretion of the judge. Sorry, no real hard and fast rule on this. Good Luck, Pat McCrary

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Answered on 11/06/03, 7:08 pm

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