South Dakota's "Shared Parenting Law" will go into effect on July 1, 2014. The new law does not establish a presumption of shared parenting and the court will still have the final say in determining custody. The bill does however, encourage the use of shared parenting in divorces.
South Dakota's New Shared Parenting Law - What It Means for South Dakota Parents
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