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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 top25-10-38 Report of domestic abuse arrest forwarded to prosecutor -- Victim to be notified of status of case

Any report made pursuant to § 25-10-36 shall be forwarded to the appropriate prosecutor within ten days of making the report. The prosecutor shall, within five days of receipt of the report, notify the victim either orally or in writing of the status of the case. If the state's attorney decides not to prosecute, the prosecutor shall inform the victim of the reasons.


SL 1989, ch 208, § 2; SDCL § 23A-3-22; SL 2002, ch 19, § 1; SL 2009, ch 133, § 1.