Family Code section 910 was amended effective 1/1/17 following the enactment of
Family Code section 70, which overturns the Supreme Court's ruling in
Marriage of Davis.
CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
Section 910. Liability of community estate for debt incurred before or
(a) Except as otherwise expressly provided by statute, the community estate
is liable for a debt incurred by either spouse before or during marriage,
regardless of which spouse has the management and control of the property
and regardless of whether one or both spouses are parties to the debt
or to a judgment for the debt.
(b) "During marriage" for purposes of this section does not include
the period after the date of separation, as defined in
Section 70, and before a judgment of dissolution of marriage or legal separation
of the parties.