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Legal Information: South Dakota

Statutes: South Dakota

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Updated: 
October 1, 2020

25-4-30. Residence requirements for divorce or separate maintenance

The plaintiff in an action for divorce or separate maintenance must, at the time the action is commenced, be a resident of this state, or be stationed in this state while a member of the armed services. Subsequently, the plaintiff need not maintain that residence or military presence to be entitled to the entry of a decree or judgment of divorce or separate maintenance.