South Dakota Grounds for Divorce

Code Section

25-4-2, et seq.

Plaintiff, at time action is commenced, must be a resident.

Waiting Period
Action for divorce not heard for 60 days from completed service of plaintiff’s summons. (Court can continue for 30 day if reconciliation possible)

No Fault
Irreconcilable differences.

Connivance; collusion; condonation; limitation or lapse of time.

Adultery; extreme cruelty; willful desertion or neglect; habitual intemperance; conviction of felony; irreconcilable differences

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