15-6-11(a). Signature. Every pleading, written motion, and other paper shall be signed by at least one attorney of record in the attorney's individual name, or, if the party is not represented by an attorney, shall be signed by the party. Each paper shall state the signer's address and telephone number, if any. Except when otherwise specifically provided by rule or statute, pleadings need not be verified or accompanied by affidavit. An unsigned paper shall be stricken unless omission of the signature is corrected promptly after being called to the attention of the attorney or party.
Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 33.0909; SD RCP, Rule 11, as adopted by Sup. Ct. Order March 29, 1966, effective July 1, 1966; SL 1986, ch 160, § 1; SL 2001, ch 296 (Supreme Court Rule 01-04); SL 2006, ch 279 (Supreme Court Rule 06-05), eff. July 1, 2006.
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