25-10-4 Hearing--Time--Service on respondent.
Hearing--Time--Service on respondent.
Upon receipt of the petition, if sufficient
grounds are alleged for relief, the court shall order a hearing which shall be held not later than thirty
days from the date of the order unless for good cause the court grants a continuance. Personal service
of the petition, affidavit, and notice for hearing shall be made on the respondent not less than five
days prior to the hearing.
Source: SL 1981, ch 198, § 4; SL 1985, ch 210; SL 1994, ch 208, § 2; SL 2009, ch 131, § 1.