Selected Administrative Standing Orders
Appellate Court Orders
Standing Order No. 3
Guidelines for Publication of Court of Appeals Decisions.
Standing Order No. 7
Relating to Voluntary Dismissals of Appeals.
Standing Order No. 9
Order Giving Immediate Effect to Court of Appeals Decisions in Bail Appeals.
Standing Order No. 10
Exempting Court of Appeals Litigants from Appellate Rule 503(b)(5)’s Requirement that all Motions be Accompanied by a Proposed Order.
Standing Order No. 11
Requiring Court of Appeals Litigants who File Pleadings by a Method Other Than Physically Delivering Them to the Anchorage Courthouse to Promptly Notify the Appellate Court Clerk’s Office.
Standing Order No. 12
Relating to Extensions of Time for Filing Briefs in the Court of Appeals.
Standing Order No. 13
Authorizing the Electronic Filing of Pleadings and the Electronic Distribution of Notices and Orders.
Standing Order No. 14
Interpreting AS 22.20.020(a)(8).
Trial Court Orders
The following orders are selected Presiding Judge Orders, and other standing orders of the trial courts, listed either as statewide orders, or by judicial district. Some orders affect all courts in the district; some orders affect only certain court locations within the district. There are four judicial districts. See Alaska courts listed by judicial district for the court locations in each district.
- Presiding Judge Administrative Order: Establishing a Statewide Bail Schedule effective July 17, 2019
- Presiding Judge Administrative Order: Establishing Statewide Procedures for Telephonic Participation in CINA Proceedings effective July 1, 2016
- Presiding Judge Administrative Order: Governing In-Custody Defendant Transports dated December 11 & 12, 2018
(Paragraphs 6 and 7(a) of this order are no longer in effect. Contact the Court Rules Attorney for more information.)
- Presiding Judge Standing Order: Governing SB 91 Technical Petitions to Revoke Probation dated January 6 & 7, 2017
- Uniform Administrative Order: Establishing Procedures for Felony Petitions to Revoke Probation (Including "Out-of-Town Petitions"), amended effective October 15, 2012 (original effective date November 15, 2010)
- Uniform Administrative Order: Establishing a Statewide Policy of Making In-Custody Arraignments Available Within 24 Hours of Arrest effective July 1, 2011
- Uniform Administrative Order: Establishing Procedures for Mental Commitment Cases effective December 7, 2012
- Uniform Administrative Order: Establishing a Statewide Central Calendaring Judge for Criminal Rule 35.1 Cases Assigned to Certain Public Defender Agency/Office of Public Advocacy Counsel effective February 15, 2017
Administrative Order 12-02 effective November 1, 2012
Order regarding faxed pleadings in all cases filed in the First Judicial District.
Administrative Order 15-01 (Amended) effective April 1, 2015
Order regarding filing and distribution of documents by electronic mail in the First Judicial District.
Administrative Order 18-01 effective June 4, 2018
Domestic Relations Standing Order
Administrative Order 98-04 effective September 1, 1998
Order regarding faxed pleadings in all cases filed in the Second Judicial District.
Administrative Order 17-01 effective June 12, 2017
Order Regarding Documents Filed by Electronic Mail
Administrative Order 18-01 effective January 22, 2018
Order Regarding Domestic Relations Actions
Administrative Order 19-02 dated October 9, 2019
Referring Cases to Tribal Restorative Justice Programs Under Cr 11(i) And Dl 23(f)
Administrative Order 3AO-03-04 (Amended) effective March 3, 2003
Uniform Pretrial Order applying to any and all civil cases filed in the Alaska Superior Court at Anchorage, except domestic relations, in which a trial is set after March 3, 2003. See also Administrative Order 3AO-09-14.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-09-05 dated March 20, 2009
Order regarding faxed pleadings in all cases filed in the Kenai, Seward, and Homer Courts.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-09-14 dated December 16, 2009
Order amending Initial Pretrial Order referenced on page 1 of the Uniform Pretrial Order issued February, 2003 (3AO-03-04 Amended). Applies to civil cases filed in the Alaska Superior Court at Anchorage, except domestic relations.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-10-01 dated January 26, 2010
Order regarding on-line parent education in domestic relations cases with children.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-13-08 dated August 28, 2013
Order transferring Sand Point cases.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-18-04 (supercedes 3AN -AO-12-06) dated June 20, 2018
Domestic Relations Initial Order and Order to File Financial Documents: applies to new cases filed in the Alaska Superior Court at Anchorage after June 20, 2018.
Presiding Judge's Order 773 dated September 18, 2018
Anchorage Superior Court Felony Pre-Trial Order.
Amended Standing Order Re: Telephonic Participation dated February 21, 2019
Order regarding procedures for telephonic participation in Kenai Court hearings.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-03 (supercedes 3AN-AO-01-11) effective April 18, 2019
Use of Cameras and Electronic Devices In Third Judicial District Court Buildings.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-04 effective May 31, 2019
Transfer of Superior Court Cases from Not Assigned 3PA 02 to Judge Kristen C. Stohler.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-05 effective July 1, 2019
Transfer of Superior Court Cases from Judge Steve W. Cole and Not Assigned 3KO to Judge Stephen B. Wallace.
Kenai Standing Pretrial Order dated June 17, 2019
Standing Misdemeanor Pretrial Order
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-06 effective July 1, 2019
Order Transferring Sand Point Cases.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-07 effective July 1, 2019
Transfer of District Homer Cases from Judge Margaret Murphy to Acting District Court Judge Suzanne Cole.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-08 effective August 16, 2019
Transfer of Cases From Not Assigned 3AN02 to Judge Peter R. Ramgren.
Administrative Order 3AN-AO-19-09 effective August 26, 2019
Transfer of Cases From Judge Motyka to Judge Nesbett.
Administrative Order 3KN-AO-19-1 dated September 30, 2019
Use of Cameras and Electronic Devices at the Kenai Courthouse.
Administrative Order 3KN-AO-19-2 dated October 1, 2019
The Homer, Kenai, and Seward courts will no longer accept "Notice of Unavailability" for filing, effective immediately.
Presiding Judge's Order 823 effective October 1, 2019
The Resolution of Replaced Charges.
Presiding Judge's Order 824 effective October 15, 2019
The Filing of Charges of Violating Conditions of Release or Failure to Appear.
See PJO 828 for the new effective date.
Presiding Judge's Order 828 dated October 10, 2019
The Filing of Charges of Violating Conditions of Release or Failure to Appear.
See PJO 824 for the original order.
Presiding Judge Administrative Order 19-02 | Presiding Judge's Amendment to Administrative Order 19-02
effective September 1, 2019
Documents Filed by Electronic Mail.
Administrative Order effective March 1, 2019
Transfer of all Cases from Judge Olsen to Judge Kauvar.
Administrative Order effective January 1, 2019
Transfer of all Cases from Judge Harbison to Judge Olsen.
Presiding Judge's Standing Preliminary Injunction and Order in Divorce Cases With Children and Child Custody Cases dated May 9, 2018
Order applying to divorce cases with children and child custody cases filed in the Alaska Superior Court at Fairbanks.
Amended Presiding Judge's Standing Order 17-03 dated March 7, 2018
Order governing child in need of aid cases in the Fourth Judicial District.
Presiding Judge's Standing Order 14-03 effective September 22, 2014
Order regarding documents filed by electronic mail in the Aniak, Bethel, Delta Junction, Emmonak, Fort Yukon, Galena, Hooper Bay, Nenana, St. Mary's, and Tok courts.
Presiding Judge's Order 05-05 effective August 22, 2005
Order regarding appointment of conflict counsel in Fairbanks cases.
Presiding Judge's Standing Preliminary Injunction and Order in Divorce Cases Without Children dated April 22, 2010
Order applying to divorce cases without children filed in the Alaska Superior Court at Fairbanks.
Presiding Judge's Standing Order 98.3 effective March 8, 1999
Order regarding faxed pleadings in all cases filed in Galena, McGrath, Healy, Nenana, Tanana, Fort Yukon, Delta Junction and Tok courts.
Presiding Judge's Standing Order 99.1 effective March 8, 1999
Order regarding faxed pleadings in all cases filed in Aniak, Chevak, Emmonak and St. Mary's courts.