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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-10 > Chapter-38 > Statute-10-38-33-2

10-38-33.2. Supreme Court may award attorney fees against unsuccessful appellant--Exemption if appellant is state. On motion, the Supreme Court may award reasonable attorneys' fees in an action brought to the Supreme Court pursuant to this chapter against any appellant relative to the assessment, allocation, equalization, or distribution of property if the appellant does not prevail in its appeal of the property assessment, allocation, equalization, or distribution. The motion shall be accompanied by counsel's verified itemized statement of costs incurred and legal services rendered. No award for attorney's fees may be made for or against the State of South Dakota in the Supreme Court.

Source: SL 1999, ch 48, § 4.