As noted, this electronic system replaces the docket cards in the clerks' offices statewide; the original judgment will continue to be available in the paper court record in the clerk's office in the circuit in which it is filed.
Contact the specific clerk's office if you would like to view the original judgment; you will need to provide the clerk with the docket number and the case name.
The electronic civil money judgment system is a web-based system that can be accessed by anyone at anytime from their home or office computer or computer available in the public library or internet café.
This site contains information about civil money judgments filed and docketed with the South Dakota court system.
The judgment docket indicates the person or company's address at the time the judgment was issued.
Judgment filing times listed within this database are local time; judgment docketing times are Central time.
To use the system, register online and obtain a user ID and password.
Pursuant to SDCL 16-2-29.6, effective March 31, 2006, the UJS will use an electronic statewide database to provide public access to judgment docket information in civil cases in which money judgments have issued from South Dakota state courts.
All of the information that is statutorily required by SDCL 15-16-6 to be docketed by the clerk is contained within this system.These records may not reflect interest that may be due on the judgment amounts.