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Alaska Hit and Run Laws

Alaska Hit and Run Laws

Alaska Hit and Run Laws: Is leaving the scene of an accident a felony or misdemeanor? Under Alaska statutes title 28.35.050 – Leaving the scene of an accident in Alaska is either a felony or misdemeanor. The facts presented determine the charges. Quick take: If...
Alaska Sexting Laws

Alaska Sexting Laws

Alaska does not currently have a specific statute or law addressing teen sexting. That is bad news in that any nude picture taken by an underage individual may constitute child pornography. (keep reading) Quick take: Teens accused of non-felony sexting in Alaska face...
Dog Bite Laws Alaska

Dog Bite Laws Alaska

Alaska dog bite statutes do not yet exist, meaning local law enforcement officers rely on the Standard Law of Negligence as guidance when handling dog-related incidents or crimes. Alaska’s standard law of negligence says that any person in the state may lawfully...
Alaska Whistleblower Laws

Alaska Whistleblower Laws

A summary of Alaska Whistleblower laws Alaska follows the employment at-will doctrine. This means employees can be relieved of their work for any reason or no reason. However, employers can be found guilty of wrongful dismissal if a court finds the reason for...
Alaska Car Seat Laws

Alaska Car Seat Laws

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in Alaska If a child weighs UNDER 20 pounds, they are required to use a rear-facing car seat. A weight of over 20 pounds AND an age of between 1 and 4 is required for a child to use a forward-facing car seat. Children with a weight of...
Alaska Child Support Laws

Alaska Child Support Laws

In Alaska, the most important factor in determining child support is your income, why? Unlike many states that favor the “income share method”, Alaska uses the “percentage income method” to calculate the financial obligation of each parent....