15-6-8(a). Claims for relief. A pleading which sets forth a claim for relief, whether an original claim, counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim, shall contain:
(1) A short and plain statement of the claim showing that the pleader is entitled to relief; and
(2) A demand for judgment for the relief to which he deems himself entitled.
Relief in the alternative or of several different types may be demanded.
Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 33.0903; SD RCP, Rule 8 (a), as adopted by Sup. Ct. Order March 29, 1966, effective July 1, 1966.
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