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Who Gets Wedding Rings After Death?

Who Gets Wedding Rings After Death?

After the death of a spouse, the wedding rings may be passed down to their children or other family members as a keepsake or a symbol of their love.

In some cases, the surviving spouse may be entitled to keep both their wedding ring and that of their deceased spouse as a souvenir or remembrance of their marriage. In other cases, the rings may be considered part of the deceased spouse’s estate and distributed among their heirs according to their will or state law.

The decision of what to do with the wedding rings after a spouse’s death is personal and can depend on the individual circumstances and preferences of the surviving spouse and any other heirs. Some may keep the rings as a sentimental reminder of their marriage, while others may pass them on to other family members or sell them.