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John Grosz, President
Ryan Brech, Vice President
Steve Mathis, Treasurer
Brian Martin, Secretary
Open, West River Rep.
James Zajicek, East River Rep.
Roger M. Baron
SDCL 24-4-45 Best Interests of Child (this is where custody statutes basically start)
. Taking, enticing away, or keeping of unmarried minor child by parent.
Order for joint legal custody -- Factors for court's consideration
Residential parent to make routine decisions concerning child
. Denial of access to certain records and information pertaining to minor child prohibited
Father's rights not superior to mother while separated
Habeas corpus to award child custody when parents separated without divorce
(Known as Timmy Law) - 2002
Objections to custody or visitation order - hearing
Standard guidelines subject to certain court orders