Legal Information: South Dakota
Updated: December 6, 2022
In which county do I file a petition?
A petition for a vulnerable adult protection order can be filed in the circuit court or in a magistrate court in the county where the vulnerable adult lives or in the county where the abuser lives.1
1 SDCL § 21-65-2
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