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If a township road in South Dakota is abandoned for 30

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Hello,
JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: If a township road in South Dakota is abandoned for 30 years, does the right of way revert to the property owner?
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: Not
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not as of yet
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 1 month ago.

Welcome and thank you for your question. I will be the professional that will be assisting you. That depends on how the right of way was worded. Do you have a copy of the agreement with the township? Did the township purchase this from the original owner? Has the owner been suing the road?

Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 1 month ago.

Can you answer my questions?

Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 month ago.

New Expert here.

Thank you for your question.

In general, the answer is Yes, see

http://ujs.sd.gov/Supreme_Court/opiniondetail.aspx?ID=1390

I hope this information is helpful.

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