09.38.010 Homestead exemption
09.38.015 Property exempt without limitation
09.38.017 Exemption of retirement plan interests and payments
09.38.020 Exemptions of personal property subject to value limitations
09.38.025 Exemption of unmatured life insurance and annuity contracts
09.38.030 Exemption of earnings and liquid assets
09.38.035 Continuing lien on wages
09.38.040 Priorities between continuing liens
09.38.045 Effective date of continuing lien
09.38.050 Increased exemption amount
09.38.055 Bankruptcy proceedings
09.38.060 Tracing exempt property
09.38.065 Claims enforceable against exempt property
09.38.070 Limitation on enforcement of certain security interests in exempt goods
09.38.075 Special procedures relating to limited value exemptions; burden of proof
09.38.080 Procedures applicable to a levy on property of an individual
09.38.085 Contents of notice; forms
09.38.090 Assertion of rights by another
09.38.095 Judicial relief
09.38.100 Debtor’s property owned with another
09.38.105 Waiver of exemption
09.38.110 Federal requirements
09.38.115 Adjustment of dollar amounts
09.38.120 Protection of property of residents and nonresidents
09.38.500 Definitions
09.38.510 Short title

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 38

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • creditor: includes the state on behalf of a victim of a crime or a delinquent act. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • debt: means a legally enforceable monetary obligation or liability of an individual, whether arising out of contract, tort, or otherwise. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • dependent: means an individual who derives support primarily from another individual. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • earnings: means money received by an individual for personal services and denominated as wages, salary, commissions, or otherwise. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • exempt: means protected, and "exemption" means protection, from subjection to process or a proceeding to collect an unsecured debt. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • household goods: includes those items that make a residence habitable according to modern standards. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • levy: means the seizure of property under a writ of attachment, garnishment, execution, or any similar legal or equitable process issued for the purpose of collecting an unsecured debt. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • lien: means

    (A) a security interest. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • principal residence: means the actual dwelling place of an individual or dependents of the individual and includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • security interest: means an interest in property created by contract to secure payment or performance of an obligation. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • value: means fair market value of an individual?s interest in property, exclusive of liens of record. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • victim: has the meaning given in AS 12. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • wearing apparel: means clothing and garments intended and adapted to be worn on the person to protect the person against the elements or to provide personal comfort or decency, or serving to ornament the person but does not include jewelry. See Alaska Statutes 09.38.500
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.