John J. Gilligan, a family lawyer in Long Beach, answers:
Bonuses received during the marriage are community property even if they were put into an account in his name only. Therefore, you are entitled to half of the proceeds of this account, even if it is in his name alone.
John Gilligan is a founding partner at the family law firm offices of Brandmeyer Gilligan Dockstader & Davidson, LLP in Long Beach, CA. John has over 30 years of experience handling family law, probate litigation and estate planning matters. He can be reached directly at 562-431-2000 or thru email. View their firm online profile here.