Divorce & Custody Resources for South Dakota

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn South Dakota, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, of if child is in high school, when child graduates.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: South Dakota
SOUTH DAKOTA - §§ 26-8A-21.1, 26-8A-26, 26-8A-26.1, 26-8A-27
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or Deficiency 
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain Contact 
Failure to Provide Support 
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Inability to protect the child from harm or substantial risk of harm

South Dakota Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for South Dakota
South Dakota Parenting
Plan Generator
South Dakota Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in South Dakota

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