How long does it take to get a divorce in South Dakota?

In South Dakota, the "waiting period" is the time between the start of the divorce proceeding and the time the court signs the decree granting the divorce. The waiting period in a South Dakota divorce is a minimum of sixty (60) days after your spouse is served with the divorce papers.  

For more about divorce law in our state, download The South Dakota Child Custody and Divorce Handbook™.

Brooke Swier Schloss
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Family Law and Estate Planning attorney helping families across South Dakota plan and protect their loved ones