Alaska Bankruptcy Laws

Alaska Bankruptcy Exemption

Homestead:
The principal dwelling house of the inhabitant of Alaska up to the maximum quantum of $54,000 which may be filed pro rata by joint or multiple owners.
Private Assets:
Personal belongings like apparels, handy goods, musical instruments, family portraits heirlooms can jointly be under exempt up to the extent of $ 3,000.
Personal Jewelry:
Personal jewelry of debtor and the dependants can be under exempted property up to $ 1,000.
Professional books & kits:
Professional books, equipments and trading tools can be exempted up to $ 2,800.
Pets:
Pets are allowed up to the exempt of $ 1,000.
Periodic take-home pay or benefits:
The periodic payments and benefits of debtor up to $350 per week or any benefit monetarily equivalent to it.
Motor Vehicle:
One motor vehicle will get exempt up to the limit of $3,000.
Insurance:
Unmatured life insurance and annuity contracts, including dividends and loan amount of 100% but up to the limit of $10,000 on dividend and loan amount. Personal injury or wrongful casualty up to wage discharge quantity.
Total or Absolute Exemptions for:

  • IRC Qualified Benefits under Retirement Plans Filed within 120 days of Bankruptcy.
  • Partnership Property Interests
  • Prolonged Existence Benefits.
  • Crime Victim Reimbursement Grants.
  • Liquor Licenses.
  • Tuition Credits.
  • Fraternal and Society Benefits.
  • Permanent Fund Dividends.
  • Mechanical Devices for Construction of Houses.
  • Child Support Installments.
  • Alimony up to the Wage Exemption Amount.

Alaska Bankruptcy District Court

Court's Address:
605 West 4th Avenue, Suite 138 Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907)271-2655 Or 1-800-859-8059 (Alaska Only)


Court's Phone Number:
Boise: (208) 334-1074
Coeur d' Alene: (208) 664-4925
Pocatello: (208) 478-4123


Court's Email Address: ecfhelp@id.uscourts.gov


Court's Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm (Closed daily: 12:00pm - 1:00pm)


Court Locations: Anniston, Birmingham, Decatur, Florence, Gadsden, Huntsville, Jasper, Talladega, Tuscaloosa Huntsville, Jasper, Talladega, Tuscaloosa


Jurisdictional Counties: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Cullman, De Kalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Pickens, Saint Claire, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Pickens, Saint Claire, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston


Judges:
Hon. Donald MacDonald, IV (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)
605 West 4th Ave., Ste. 138 Anchorage, AK 99501-2296
(907) 271-2655 x2637

Judge MacDonald's
Office: (907) 271-2667

Amy McFarlane
Law Clerk : (907) 271-2621

Peggy Gingras (Judicial Assistant)
Phone:(907) 271-2667

Hon. Herbert A. Ross (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)
605 West 4th Ave., Ste. 138 Anchorage, AK 99501-2296
(907) 271-2655 x2630

Judge Ross
Office: (907)271-2630

Cheryl Rapp (Deputy Clerk)
Phone: (907)271-2630


Clerks:
Jan Ostrovsky (Bankruptcy Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)
605 W. 4th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501-2296
(907) 271-2655 x2660 Or (907) 271-4000


Clerk's Secretary:
(907) 271-3923

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