Alaska Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in Alaska? You need to understand Alaska bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving Alaska, and some filing statistics for Alaska.

Alaska Exemptions

$72,900 (exemption may be claimed pro rata by joint or multiple owners)
Property used as principal residence of debtor or dependents

$4,050
One motor vehicle not exceeding $27,000 in value


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the Alaska Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Alaska Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the Alaska Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • Alaska District

  • Alaska Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in Alaska with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 ANCHORAGE (MUNICIPALITY)
    327
    269
    58
    2012 MATANUSKA-SUSITNA (BOROUGH)
    122
    101
    21
    2012 FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR (BOR)
    105
    85
    20
    2012 KENAI PENINSULA (BOROUGH)
    52
    43
    9

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the Alaska Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in Alaska.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    36
    29
    7
    2013 May
    58
    50
    8
    2013 April
    74
    59
    15
    2013 March
    46
    34
    12
    2013 February
    50
    42
    8
    2013 Janunary
    44
    34
    10


    You can see more data by visiting the Alaska Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.