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Family Lawyer in South Dakota

Aspen Legacy Planning Provides Caring Representation

When faced with a family law dispute, the last thing you want to do is burn bridges that you could have kept up. At Aspen Legacy Planning, we understand as much, so we approach each case carefully and sensitively. You are going through a lot and do not need any more stress piled onto the situation. With our legal experience and genuine moral support, we know you can feel better about the road ahead.


Put 25+ years of legal experience by your side. Call (605) 610-4016 today.


Compassionate Legal Support & Guidance When You Need It

Legal problems get tricky when they arise between yourself and another family member, like a spouse. Thankfully, Attorney Stephen Wesolick is well-versed in all sorts of family law disputes and grounds his representation with real compassion and care. For decades, he has been acting as an estate planning lawyer, which calls for the same gentle, understanding approach in many cases. Make his experience your benefit by calling (605) 610-4016 and retaining his services for your family law case in South Dakota or beyond.

Family law cases our law firm can help with include:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody disputes
  • Paternity actions
  • Child support establishment
  • Post-divorce modifications
  • Name changes
  • Prenuptial and marital property agreements
  • Abuse and neglect proceedings
  • Cohabitation and joint-ownership agreements

Understanding South Dakota Family Law

Family law is highly dependent on state law. South Dakota's definition of a "family member" includes former spouses, those in a significant romantic relationship, any couple with a child or expecting a child together, and any two people in a parent/child relationship.

Under South Dakota state law, courts will encourage joint custody, though the primary consideration is the best interests of the child. Grandparents also have the right to visit grandchildren as long as this is considered in the child's best interests, and there is no interference in the parent/child relationship. Additionally, South Carolina is part of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, an interstate accord that requires states to recognize child custody decisions that were ordered in other states.

This is only one example of the many nuances to state law regarding the family. A South Dakota family lawyer can look over your case to see where it falls under both state and federal law.

Protecting Your Best Interests from Start to Finish – Call (605) 610-4016

Family law cases are rooted in extremely personal situations. Only personalized legal representation that pays attention to your goals will do. At Aspen Legacy Planning, we take the time to get to know you, your family, and the ins and outs of the situation so we can steer you confidently and easily towards an amicable solution that keeps you happy.

Contact our South Dakota family law attorney for a no-obligation consultation now!

  • No-Obligation Consultations

    We offer no-obligation in-person, telephone and video-conference consultations for your convenience.

  • 26+ Years of Legal Experience

    Our attorney has extensive experience in complex business, commercial and family legal issues.

  • Relationship Focused Services

    As your attorney and counselor, we put your interests first - treating you with respect, honesty and dignity.

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Spearfish, South Dakota 57783
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