Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

South Dakota Hit and Run Laws

What happens if you leave the scene of an accident in South Dakota Under chapters 32 to 34 sections 32-32-3 through to 32-34-23, South Dakota hit and run laws; you are guilty of a misdemeanor if you leave the scene of an accident without fulfilling the requirements in section 32-34-3. If anyone suffers injury or … Read more

South Dakota Sexting Laws

Section 26-10-33 -juvenile sexting prohibited– is South Dakota’s sexting law. Under the statute it is unlawful for teens to create, produce, or disseminate nude pictures or images depicting a child engaged in a sexual act. Quick take: Sexting in South Dakota is a class 1 misdemeanor if all parties involved are below 18. An adult … Read more

South Dakota Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws as they apply to South Dakota

Everything you need to know about South Dakota child support laws, updated for 2020. South Dakota child support laws function on the premise that every child needs financial and emotional support from both parents. That means the law requires you and your partner, whether married or unmarried, to cater to your child’s needs until he … Read more

South Dakota Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws as they apply to the state of South Dakota

A Summary of South Dakota Whistleblower Laws South Dakota is an employment-at-will state. This means employees can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason. However, there are a few exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees from wrongful retaliation. These exceptions include common law protections and statutory protections. Statutory … Read more

South Dakota Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of South Dakota

South Dakota Lemon Laws South Dakota’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

South Dakota Statute of Limitations

SD Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations SD- Summary South Dakota’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of … Read more

South Dakota Recording Laws

South Dakota Recording Law Summary: Is South Dakota a One Party Consent State? South Dakota recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In South Dakota, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share use communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at … Read more