Current Status of Hemp Legalization—Just the Facts

The 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Drug Enforcement Agencies list of controlled substances.  This action opened the door for the potential commercialization of hemp as a legitimate farm crop in the United States.  In South Dakota and other states, the Farm...

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80 Packages of Feminine Products Donated to the Banquet

(Pictured L to R: Davenport Evans lawyer Eric Schulte, staff members Kristen Townsend and Savannah Wood, Banquet Executive Director Tamera Jerke-Leisinger.) Davenport Evans Law Firm is celebrating 80 years in 2019 by donating 80 needed items to a different non-profit...

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Best Lawyers® 2020 Recognizes 16 Davenport Evans Lawyers

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 16 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2020 for South Dakota, in 21 different practice areas. In addition, three Davenport Evans lawyers were named, “2020 Lawyer...

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Remote Notary Law Adopted in South Dakota

South Dakota’s strides into the digital age continue to change the way financial institutions do business. Last month, our e-newsletter highlighted changes to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) to allow for legal recognition of blockchain as an electronic...

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