Domestic Violence

Some Assault & Homicide Cases Rensch Law Has Handled

State v. Horse, 2002 SD 47, 644 N.W.2d 211 (Murder/reversed)
State v. Piper, 2006 SD 1, 709 N.W.2d 783 (Murder (Death Penalty)/remanded)
State v. Krebs, 2006 SD 42, 714 N.W.2d 91 (Murder/reversed)
State v. Goulding, 2011 SD 25, 799 N.W.2d 412 (Murder)
State v. Shaw, 2005 SD 75, 721 N.W.2d 620 (Attempted Murder)
U.S. v. Juvenile Male N.R., 8th Cir. Ct. of Appeals No. 01-1489 (Murder)
State v. Charles, 2001 SD 67, 628 N.W.2d 734 (Murder)
Bolzer v. U.S., 8th Cir. Ct. of Appeals No. 05-3104 (Federal Habeas Corpus/Murder)
U.S. v. Gregg, 376 F.SUPP 2d 949 (DSD 2005) (8th Cir.2006) (Murder)
State v. Reay, 2009 SD 10, 762 N.W.2d 356 (Murder)
State v. Scott, 2013 SD 31, 829 N.W.2d 458 (Aggravated Assault/Jury Selection)

Domestic Violence Information

Domestic Violence

25-10-1.   Definitions. Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1) “Domestic abuse,” physical harm, bodily injury, or attempts to cause physical harm or bodily injury, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm or bodily injury when occurring between persons in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1. Any violation of § 25-10-13 or chapter 22-19A or any crime of violence as defined in subdivision 22-1-2(9) constitutes domestic abuse if the underlying criminal act is committed between persons in such a relationship;

(2)”Protection order,” an order restraining any person in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1 from committing any act of domestic abuse or an order excluding any person in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1 from the dwelling or residence of another person in such a relationship, whether or not the dwelling or residence is shared. A protection order has a duration of five years or less; and

(3) “Temporary protection order,” an order restraining any person in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1 from committing any act of domestic abuse or an order excluding any person in a relationship described in § 25-10-3.1 from the dwelling or residence of another person in such a relationship, whether or not the dwelling or residence is shared. A temporary protection order has a duration of thirty days except as provided in § 25-10-7.1.

Source: SL 1981, ch 198, § 1; SL 1984, ch 191, § 1; SL 1986, ch 220, § 2; SL 1988, ch 205, § 1; SL 1994, ch 208, § 1; SL 2000, ch 119, § 1; SL 2005, ch 135, § 1; SL 2007, ch 161, § 1; SL 2014, ch 125, § 2.

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