Alaska Bankruptcy Exemption


09.38.010 - Up to $67,500.

Personal Property

09.38.010 - Apartment or condo owners' association deposits.

9.38.015 - Burial plot; needed health aids; money held in mortgage escrow accounts after July 1, 2008; and tuition credits under advance college payment contract.

9.38.020 - Motor vehicle up to $3,750, if market value is no more than $25,000; pets up to $1,250; jewelry up to $1,250; and household goods, clothing, books, musical instruments, and family portraits and heirlooms up to $3,750.

9.38.030 - Personal injury and wrongful death recoveries, to the extent wages are exempt; cash or other liquid assets up to $1,750 or $2,750 for the sole wage earner with some restrictions.

9.38.060 - Proceeds from damaged, destroyed or lost exempt property.

34.35.105 - Building materials.


9.38.030 & 9.38.050 - Weekly net earnings up to $438, or up to $688 if sole wage earner in a household: If no regular pay, up to $1,750 paid in any month, or $2,750 if sole wage earner in household.


11 U.S.C. § 522 - Tax exempt retirement accounts; traditional and Roth IRAs up to $1,095,000 per person.

9.38.015 - Teachers, judicial & public employees, and elected officers, as to benefits accruing.

9.38.017 - ERISA-qualified benefits, if deposited more than 120 days before filing; medical savings accounts.

9.38.030 - Payments being received from other pensions.

Public Benefits

9.38.015 - Alaska longevity bonus, crime victims' compensation and federally exempt public benefits. Prescription drug benefits for senior care. Alaska benefits for low-income seniors. Unemployment compensation.

23.30.160 - Workers' compensation.

43.23.065 - 20% of Permanent Fund dividends (this is income distributed to residents from the state's natural resources).

47.25.210 - General relief assistance.

47.25.550 - Assistance to blind, elderly and disabled adults:

Tools of Trade

9.38.020 - Implements, books or tools up to $3,500.

Alimony and Child Support

9.38.015 - Child support if received from a collection agency.

9.38.030 - Alimony, to extent wages are exempt.


9.38.015 & 9.38.030 - Medical and disability benefits.

9.38.025 - Life insurance or annuity contracts up to a $12,500.

21.84.240 - Fraternal benefit society benefits.


9.38.015 - Liquor licenses.

9.38.100 - Business partnership property.


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All documents typed are prepared by Rica Gilmore.

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