No. 21454.

627 N.W.2d 790 (2001)

2001 SD 65

STATE of South Dakota, ex rel. Stephanie JEALOUS OF HIM, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. David T. MILLS, Jr., Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of South Dakota.

Decided May 23, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark Barnett, Attorney General, Pierre, Patrick M. Ginsbach, Special Assistant Attorney General, Hot Springs, Attorneys for plaintiff and appellee.

Michael P. Acosta Dakota Plains Legal Services, Pine Ridge, Attorneys for defendant and appellant.


[¶ 1.] In this child support enforcement action, we affirm the circuit court's order refusing to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction.


[¶ 2.] Stephanie Jealous of Him (the mother) and David Mills are enrolled members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. They met in 1997 while Mills was employed as a police officer and the mother was employed as a dispatcher on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Mills had been married since...

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