In South Dakota, there is a mandatory 60-day waiting period from the time the divorce is started until the court has jurisdiction to grant a divorce. However, most divorces are not completed in the 60-day time period. The more complex the case, the longer it usually takes to complete the divorce.
How long does it usually take to finalize a divorce in South Dakota?
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