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What is the RS NUMBER OF ENGAGEMENT RING State of *****

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What is the RS NUMBER FOR RETURN OF ENGAGEMENT RING FOR THE State of ***** *****. I'm still paying for ring
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I want the law that covers the return of ring if Engagement was called off. When I knew it was over I ask for rings back she stated she lost it at Gym. They never found the Ring. She did give me the Wedding band
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

Hello! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with more than 18 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. I am here to help

Also, if you would like to chat on the phone, let me know and I can make that happen.

Can you tell me, what state is this in (your question has that area redacted for some reason)?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My number is ***-***-****
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

I will send the offer for a phone call...if you accept we can chat on the phone. If you want to continue here (typing) we can do that as well. Let me know.​

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Continue texting
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How soon should I expect to get an answer
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Your previous expert has opted out and I have opted in. Please note: This is general information for educational purposes only and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. By continuing, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms.

By "RS," I assume you mean what is Georgia law on engagement rings upon cancellation of marriage. Georgia's statutory code does not deal with this issue. However, Georgia's case law doctrine states that engagement rings are conditional gifts, which means that they are not "final" until/unless marriage takes place. As such, until/unless marriage occurs, the ring goes back to the giver in what is known as a trover action. See GA § 44-12-171.

However, this is not written in stone. Many courts in GA will also consider fault. This means is the groom had an affair and this is why the marriage was broken off, then the court may let the female hold on to the ring anyhow, out of equity.

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Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.
Hello again. This is a courtesy check in to see if you needed anything else in regards ***** ***** question because you never responded or replied positively. I am simply touching base. Let me know. Thanks!