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Under California Civil Code section 1590, the statute has been interpreted to mean that the engagement ring was a gift, and it remains the the property of the wife at divorce.
However, at this point, there is no divorce (yet). The decision as to who gets what will not take place until later. This is a civil matter, and the police are unlikely to become involved. The most common scenario is that once she realizes you have it, then she can ask for it back in the decree of divorce (or sooner), and the Court would order that this be done so.
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