When two people get engaged, it is with the intention that they will get married and spend the rest of their lives together. Sadly, this isn't always the case. Broken engagements frequently occur, which can be a challenging and emotionally upsetting time for both parties involved.
On top of these mental difficulties, there is also the question of who keeps the engagement ring following the separation. Some couples can work this out amicably, whereas others need to rely on engagement ring laws to help decide which individual keeps the ring.
In this article, we examine the engagement ring laws by state and who is legally entitled to keep the ring if the wedding is called off. As you'll discover, many courts have different beliefs on this matter.