(a) A settlement agent shall segregate on the records of the settlement agent the escrow money from one escrow transaction from all other money, including the escrow money of other escrow transactions. Escrow money from more than one escrow transaction may be deposited into a single depository escrow account.
Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 34.80.020
- Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
(b) A settlement agent shall deposit escrow money in a depository escrow account of a financial institution located in this state.