What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in South Dakota?

In South Dakota, the plaintiff must be a resident of the state. (South Dakota Codified Laws, Title 25 Domestic Relations, Chapter 4 Divorce Section 30) The divorce action may be commenced in the county of either party. (South Dakota Codified Laws, Title 25 Domestic Relations, Chapter 4 Divorce Section 30.1) 

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