NEW YORK: Ciaffone v. Ciaffone 645 N.Y.S.2d 549 (1996) That diamond ring your husband gave your for an anniversary present is half his if you divorce

Just so you don’t kick a gift horse in the mouth: any item of jewelry that your husband gives you during the marriage (not your engagement ring) is marital property. What does that mean? It means if you get a divorce, you don’t get to keep it. You either have to sell it to give … Continue reading “NEW YORK: Ciaffone v. Ciaffone 645 N.Y.S.2d 549 (1996) That diamond ring your husband gave your for an anniversary present is half his if you divorce”

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