2008 Keyword - Domestic Relations

HB 1075require certain criminal record checks in adoption home studies for children in the custody of the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions relating to temporary custody prior to divorce or separate maintenance. 
HB 1089revise certain provisions relating to the rights and duties of joint legal custodians. 
HB 1090require that most records and applications regarding a child reference the names and addresses of both parents. 
HB 1091provide that either parent is to reasonably inform the other parent about routine decisions concerning children when residing with the other. 
HB 1092revise certain terminology in the statutes providing for standard child visitation guidelines. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions relating to the custody, service, and earnings of children. 
HB 1094repeal certain provisions concerning the rights of custodial parents that have been superseded by other statutes. 
HB 1095adopt the South Dakota Family Law Arbitration Act and provide for its implementation and enforcement. 
HB 1096authorize the court appointment of parenting coordinators in certain custody and visitation disputes. 
HB 1097provide for the imposition of certain sanctions against parties who willfully do not comply with custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions relating to the rights of alleged contemnors in visitation and custody matters. 
HB 1099require custody or visitation dispute mediation under certain circumstances. 
HB 1100create a rebuttable presumption against the award of custody to any person with a proven history of domestic abuse. 
HB 1101provide for an order of joint physical care over certain children whose parents exercise joint legal custody and to create a rebuttable presumption against joint legal custody and joint physical custody under certain circumstances. 
HB 1102provide for a statewide visitation enforcement program and to provide for its funding by making an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions relating to the implementation by the court of the standard visitation guidelines. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding protection orders granted upon a finding of domestic abuse. 
HB 1157revise certain provisions relating to the residency or military presence of parties in divorce or separate maintenance proceedings. 
HB 1168clarify the penalty applicable to violations of certain no contact orders. 
HB 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
SB 62revise certain new hire reporting requirements relating to the collection of child support. 
SB 102revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption, personal property exemptions, and insurance and annuity exemptions.