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Family Law Keyed to Weisberg
Campbell v. Robinson
Citation:726 S.E.2d 221 (S.C. Ct. App. 2012)
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Campbell proposed and presented a ring to Robinson in December 2005. In Spring 2006, they agreed to postpone the wedding. The engagement was later cancelled and a dispute ensued over ownership of the ring. At trial, Robinson testified the engagement ended because Campbell cancelled it and that Campbell told her to keep the ring. Campbell testified that he gave Robinson the ring believing they would get married. He also denied ending the engagement, saying the cancellation was mutual, and telling Campbell that she should keep the ring. Campbell contended that Robinson refused to return the ring when he asked.
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