In most states of the United States, engagement rings are considered "conditional
gifts" under the legal rules of property. This is ...
A broken engagement can be a very painful and confusing experience. Aside
from the emotional distress, the parties must decide who keeps the engagement
Jan 7, 2008 ... Laws on property, contracts differ by states; Some say family heirloom rings
should go back to families; Engagement rings lose value in resale
May 15, 2013 ... A minority approach towards engagement rings views the ring as an
unconditional gift. These courts apply the law on unconditional gifts to ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... A majority of courts find that the gift of an engagement ring contains an implied ...
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Mar 21, 2014 ... A brief guide to California law concerning rings given in contemplation of a
marriage. When emotions are running high and a man loves a ...
May 5, 2015 ... This comment provides a very brief educational overview of civil (non-criminal)
engagement ring law and other romance based litigation.
Surprisingly, there is no uniform law in the United States. The answer depends
on how the court conceptualizes the engagement ring. Some describe the ring as
State law decides this issue. Conditional Gift Theory. In most states, including
Maryland, an engagement ring is not considered just a gift from one to-be spouse
website and to case law hosted on Google Scholar. The online versions ... is
broken, the engagement ring should be returned to the donor, regardless of fault.