Alaska State Court Rules and Forms
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