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South Dakota Divorce Law


Each state has its own set of laws covering divorce and state requirements. South Dakota divorce laws depend on the circumstances of the divorce. A local South Dakota divorce lawyer can explain complex South Dakota divorce law and how you may be affected.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of South Dakota's divorce laws:

South Dakota State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Fault
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: Yes

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. A local divorce lawyer can help you understand South Dakota divorce law and how it will affect you and your family. Find a divorce lawyer near you today - call 877-349-1310 or fill out a South Dakota divorce case review form.

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The above synopsis of South Dakota divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local South Dakota divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.