1. What Is South Dakota's Parental Relocation Law?
Under South Dakota's Parental Relocation Law, if an existing custody order or other enforceable agreement does not expressly govern the relocation of the principal residence of a child, a parent who intends to change his or her principal residence must provide reasonable written notice to the other legal parent of the child.
2. What Is "Reasonable Notice"?
Reasonable notice is notice that is given at least forty-five days before relocation or a shorter period if reasonable under the specific facts giving rise to the relocation. Proof of the notice shall be filed with the court of record unless notice is waived by the court.
3. When Does Notice Not Need To Be Provided?