§ 25-8-5 Custodian’s recovery of support from noncustodian–Period supportrecoverable
§ 25-8-7 Proceedings to determine paternity or compel support as civil actions–Rulesof procedure–Remedies authorized
§ 25-8-7.1 Court ordered testing for paternity–Filing of results
§ 25-8-7.2 Persons authorized to perform test–Liability
§ 25-8-7.3 Test results–Documentation–Filing objections to admissibility
§ 25-8-8 Agreement on father’s liability not binding unless judicially approved–Otherremedies barred when approved and performed
§ 25-8-9 Time for bringing proceedings
§ 25-8-50 Voluntary hospital-based paternity establishment program
§ 25-8-51 Forwarding of affidavit of paternity to Department of Social Services
§ 25-8-52 Rebuttable presumption of paternity–Signed and notarized affidavit
§ 25-8-53 Reimbursement of reasonable costs for affidavit of paternity
§ 25-8-54 Use of forms and information prescribed by department
§ 25-8-55 Default judgment establishing paternity
§ 25-8-56 Judgment of paternity–Full faith and credit
§ 25-8-57 Rebuttable presumption of legitimacy
§ 25-8-58 Genetic test results
§ 25-8-59 Actions contesting rebuttable presumption of paternity
§ 25-8-60 Circumstances where name of father appears with birth record for out ofwedlock birth
§ 25-8-61 Trial by jury prohibited in paternity action
§ 25-8-62 Admissible medical billing evidence in paternity actions
§ 25-8-63 Filing affidavits or adjudications of paternity
§ 25-8-64 Setting aside presumption or prior determination of paternity based on genetictest results–Factors in determining best interest of the child

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 25 > Chapter 8

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • written: include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2