What happens to wedding rings after divorce UK?
So the short answer is no, you are not automatically entitled to it back. However, the only exception to this is if the ring was given with the expectation that if the wedding did not take place for whatever reason, or in the event of a future divorce, then the ring would be returned.
Is an engagement ring an asset?
Assets and liabilities that are determined to be marital are part of the marital estate and must be equitably distributed by the court. Because the engagement ring is a gift from one prospective spouse to the other prior to the marriage, it is considered a pre-marital or non-marital asset.
How are assets divided in divorce UK?
Since every marriage is different it means that every divorce settlement is different. There are no rigid rules which apply to the division of the matrimonial assets. It is not the case that in every divorce the assets are to be divided 50/50. An equal division of assets may be appropriate in some cases but not others.
Do you get half of everything in a divorce UK?
The court will generally divide the marital property in half, and each spouse will get one half of the total property. This doesn't mean each item will be split in half; one spouse might get the car and the other spouse might get the furniture.