2018 South Dakota Codified Laws
Chapter 01 - Validity And Performance Of Marriages
§ 25-1-6 Incestuous marriages void.

Universal Citation: SD Codified L § 25-1-6 (2018)

25-1-6. Incestuous marriages void. Marriages between parents and children, ancestors and descendants of every degree, and between brothers and sisters of the half as well as the whole blood, and between uncles and nieces, or aunts and nephews, and between cousins of the half as well as of the whole blood, are null and void from the beginning, whether the relationship is legitimate or illegitimate. The relationships provided for in this section include such relationships that arise through adoption.

Source: SDC 1939, § 14.0106 (1); SL 1994, ch 165, § 1.

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