Courts in Alaska

There are 38 Courts in Alaska, serving a population of 738,565 people in an area of 570,488 square miles. There is 1 Court per 19,435 people, and 1 Court per 15,012 square miles.

The state of Alaska is ranked 20th in Courts per capita, and 51st in Courts per square mile.

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About Alaska Courts

Find Alaska Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

Alaska Appellate Courts

Court Name: Alaska Court of Appeals
Source of Authority: Statute
Place(s) of Session: Anchorage
Number of Judges: 3

Court Name: Alaska Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks
Number of Judges: 5

Alaska Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
Alaska District CourtState LegislationStatewide23
Alaska Superior CourtConstitutionStatewide42
Alaska Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsLocal
Mental Health CourtsLocal
Veterans CourtsLocal
DWI CourtsLocal
Alaska Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementApply for Permanent Fund Dividend with an Alaskan Home Address
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service1 year