What are Grounds for Divorce in South Dakota?

In South Dakota, a divorce may be granted for one of the following seven reasons: adultery, extreme cruelty, willful desertion, willful neglect, habitual intemperance, conviction of a felony, or irreconcilable differences. (South Dakota Codified Laws, Title 25 Domestic Relations, Chapter 4 Divorce Section 2)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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