If, however, there are descendants, the survivor has the exclusive management of the community property.
The community property, both real and personal, is under absolute control of husband and at wife's death it all belongs to him.
Within the law he may live his life, although the community property is dissipated.
If the homestead was selected from the community property it vests absolutely in the survivor.
community property, that is, property held jointly by husband and wife, is absolutely controlled by the husband in California.
Claus Spreckles gave his son Rudolph a large amount of sugar stock which was community property, and Mrs. Spreckles did not join.
Where there are no children the community property may be divided as in case of death.
One-half of the community property goes to the wife whether the husband dies testate or intestate.
community property includes all which is accumulated by the joint labors of husband and wife after marriage.
The husband has the same right, but in conveying real estate which is community property, the wife's signature is necessary.