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I am sorry to hear about your loss, and this situation. Please tell me:
1) Did your sister have a Will, or not?
2) Has probate been filed for her estate, or not? Or, not sure?
This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.
Thank you. If there was no will, then default succession law applies. See HERE and scroll down to "Who Gets What." As you can see, by default, it would be her children / spouse that inherits her estate. Which includes the ring. Either her daughter would get it or her spouse, if there was one which survived her. However you would not as siblings inherit only if there is no children or spouses. So regardless of how it was passed down before, unfortunately, the default succession laws give the ring to her surviving immediate family.
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