§ 15-4-1 Causes of action surviving death of party–Brought by or against legal representative
§ 15-4-2 Action continues where cause of action survives
§ 15-4-3 Death of party after verdict or decision and before judgment–Judgment payable in course of administration
§ 15-4-4 Death of nonresident appellant pending appeal–Revival and substitution of representative required to avoid affirmance.Get Chapt

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 15 > Chapter 4

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Real property: is coextensive with lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Verdict: includes not only the verdict of a jury, but also the finding upon the facts of a judge, or of a referee appointed to determine the issues in a cause. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2