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Legal Statutes: South Dakota

UPDATED May 26, 2017

South Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 10 Protection From Domestic Abuse

back to top25-10-12.5 Affirmative defense

Failure to satisfy any of the requirements of § 25-10-12.1 is an affirmative defense to any prosecution for a violation of the foreign domestic violence protection order or any process filed seeking enforcement of the order in this state.

Source: SL 2003, ch 148, § 5.