25-4-15 Willful neglect defined.
Willful neglect defined.
Willful neglect is the neglect of a person to provide the
common necessaries of life for his or her spouse, when having the ability to do so; or it is the failure
to do so by reason of idleness, profligacy, or dissipation.
Source: SDC 1939, § 14.0710; SL 1984, ch 12, § 45.