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Can I sue for my engagement ring if my ex refuses to return it in Minnesota?

Apple Valley, MN |

She decided to end the relationship and won't return the ring

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Yes. Whether you'll win or not is another question...

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Engagement rings are considered gifts under the law of Minnesota. Therefore once you give her the ring, it is no longer your property. I litigate this issue quite frequently in divorce cases and generally judges have let the woman keep the ring. So although you can attempt to sue for return of the ring, you may be unsuccessful.


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