Alaska State Court Rules and Forms

Small Claims

Court:  Alaska residents file small claims cases are filed in their local District Court or Magistrate Court, where they are assigned to the Small Claims Procedure.

Jurisdictional Limit:  $10,000.00

Answer Period:  Defendant must file an answer to the complaint within 20 days.

Attorney Representation:  Alaska allows attorney representation in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases cannot be filed in small claims court.

Jury Trial:  Jury trials not permitted in small claims court.

Statutes of Limitations  (Alaska Stat. § 09.10.010 et seq.)
– Written Contract:  3 years
– Oral Contract: 3 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 6 years
– Personal Property: 2 years

Small Claims Forms and Instructions: Click Here