Courts in Alaska
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Alaska's trial courts are called district courts and superior courts. District courts hear the majority of domestic violence, small claims, and misdemeanor cases, and superior courts hear all types of civil and criminal cases. If you're filing an appeal of a district court decision, you would file this in superior court. Alaska's court system also includes its court of appeals and the Alaska Supreme Court. There are no municipal (city) courts in Alaska.
You can obtain a number of Alaska court forms on their website, at If you're seeking state court records, you can use the Alaska Court View system ( to obtain information including the names of the parties, the type of case, and a copy of the court docket. You can also find information regarding wills in Alaska, and can even pay your traffic ticket online via Court View. If you're simply trying to find out if someone has a criminal record in Alaska, you may get all of the information you need from this online database. However, if you want to get copies of court documents in Alaska, you must contact the court in question via phone, in writing, or in-person.
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25, Oct 2014 - 108.25 ¥/$ (5 p.m.)
Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. PHOENIX – Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America.
25, Oct 2014 - US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states
The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples.Attorney General Eric Holder says the states are: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming.
25, Oct 2014 - US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states
WASHINGTON — The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday. Gay marriage recently became legal in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming.
25, Oct 2014 - Federal judge strikes down AK gay marriage ban
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal judge has struck down Alaska's first-in-the-nation ban on gay marriages. The judge says the ban violates the U.S. constitutional guarantee of due process and equal protection.
25, Oct 2014 - Federal Recognition Granted For Same-Sex Marriage In Six More States: Holder
The federal government Saturday recognized same-sex marriage in six additional states, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said . The announcement applies to marriages in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming.
25, Oct 2014 - Judge Allows Gay Marriages to Continue in Alaska
Federal judge allows gay marriage to continue in Alaska; Denies state's motion for a stay
25, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage developments: Alaska couples wait
By The Associated Press It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of...
25, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage developments: North Carolina mandate
It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada. Recent developments on same-sex marriage around the country: ___ ALASKA
24, Oct 2014 - Short Menu
Retired Alaskan judge Ray Funk. When Trinis think of Alaska, they think mostly of Eskimos and igloos. But when you meet retired Alaskan trial judge, Ray Funk, those stereotypes disappear quickly. The tall and bearded Alaskan is anything but an Eskimo.
24, Oct 2014 - Alaska will issue marriage licenses to gay couples
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples Monday after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on gay marriage — one of the first two…
24, Oct 2014 - Alaska asks judge to stay gay marriage decision
Chris Laborde, left, and Matt Hamby celebrate Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska, after a judge struck down Alaska's ban on gay marriage. Hamby, his husband and Laborde with her wife, along with two of the five couples who sued to overturn the ban .
24, Oct 2014 - Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses after judge drops ban
By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska officials began accepting marriage license applications from gay couples on Monday, even as the state sought to appeal a weekend ruling by a federal judge that struck down the state ban's on same-sex nuptials. In the latest victory for U.S. supporters of same-sex matrimony, U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess on Sunday struck down a ban on gay ...
23, Oct 2014 - Judge strikes down Alaska gay marriage ban - Gay marriage opponent calls Supreme Court move a '
Gay marriage opponent calls Supreme Court move a 'back alley maneuver' VIDEO: Is same-sex marriage becoming the law of the land?
23, Oct 2014 - Federal judge rules against Alaskas ban on gay marriage
US court rules that Alaska cannot enforce state amendment saying marriage must be between one man and one woman A US federal judge on Sunday struck down Alaskas ban on gay marriages, the latest court decision in a busy week for the issue across the country. It was not immediately clear when marriage licences would be issued to same-sex couples in the state. Continue reading...
23, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage in Alaska, Wyoming can proceed
Same-sex marriage in Alaska can move forward after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected the state's request to delay enforcement. The one-sentence order from the justices denying a stay means gays and lesbians could soon legally wed.
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