Whenever the plaintiff in any action adds to the real party defendant the name of any other party for the purpose of controlling the venue, the court shall upon motion of the proper party defendant dismiss the action.

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 15-5-9

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 33.0304.