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
When an engagement is broken, each state has its own laws about what
happens to the engagement ring.
Dec 2, 2014 ... What, legally, is an engagement ring? What does the law say about keeping the
ring after a broken engagement? In order to prevent such a ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... A majority of courts find that the gift of an engagement ring contains an implied ...
Authored by Adam Vukovic, LegalMatch Legal Writer ...
Consider if the engagement ring is an expensive family heirloom. ... In other
words, the law does not care who initiated the termination of the engagement or ...
May 5, 2015 ... This comment provides a very brief educational overview of civil (non-criminal)
engagement ring law and other romance based litigation.
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.
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
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