How Does the Court Decide Who Gets What in a Divorce?
- posted: Jun. 30, 2021
There are many misunderstandings about how a court decides who gets what in a South Dakota divorce. Some people think that the court will always split property equally between the Read More
How Allegations of Domestic Abuse Could Affect a Child Custody Decision
- posted: May 30, 2021
In South Dakota as elsewhere, child custody determinations are based on what a judge deems to be in the best interests of the child. In situations where allegations of domestic Read More
South Dakota Still Resists Presumption of Equal Joint Child Custody
- posted: Apr. 30, 2021
South Dakota lawmakers failed to join nine other states that recognize a presumption of equal joint custody — also known as shared parenting — for children of divorced parents. A Read More
What Is Imputed Income and How Does It Affect Child Support?
- posted: Mar. 30, 2020
In South Dakota, both parents have a duty to support their child financially, whether they are married or not. When parents divorce, however, it is typically the noncustodial parent who Read More
How to Approach Your First Meeting With Our Family Lawyers
- posted: Jan. 30, 2020
Whether your spouse just filed for divorce or you’re facing a potential child custody battle, your choice of a family lawyer in South Dakota can make all the difference in Read More