Can a 16 year old date an 18 year old in South Dakota?
Statutes governing South Dakotas age of consent, associated criminal charges, available defenses, and penalties for conviction. In South Dakota, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual.
Can a minor drink alcohol with parents in South Dakota?
The legal age to purchase and consume alcohol in South Dakota is 21 years of age. It is illegal to serve alcohol to anyone under 18 years of age, even if accompanied by a parent guardian or spouse who is 21 years of age or older.