Q: Hi, I live in Maryland my ex is trying to sue me cause I called off the wedding. I also emotionally cheated.
A: Maryland abolished the causes of action known as breach of marriage and alienation of affections, and any similar action, three quarters of a century ago. The engagement ring must be returned if demanded, as that is considered a conditional gift, with the condition being going through with the marriage. If your ex-fiancée incurred costs and expenses paying for things like the wedding venue, engraved invitations, etc., then maybe they would be able to claim 50% contribution toward those expenses if they paid them all. Other than that, there’s no basis for any lawsuit.
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