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No. The Borough Attorney is legally and ethically prohibited from representing individuals in private legal matters. The Borough Attorney’s Office only represents the Fairbanks North Star Borough as an entity and its officials and employees in the course and scope of their employment or official duties.
The Borough Attorney works for the Fairbanks North Star Borough, as a government entity. She is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Assembly. The authority and function of the Borough Attorney is set forth in Chapter 2.12, Fairbanks North Star Borough Code.
No, as that could be construed as providing legal advice to someone who is not a client of the Borough Attorney’s Office. If you are in need of a lawyer, these agencies may be able to assist you with an attorney referral:
The Borough Attorney is employed by the Fairbanks North Star Borough, a local government entity. The District Attorney is an appointed official who investigates and prosecutes criminal activities on behalf of the State of Alaska. The District Attorney’s Office can be reached at (907) 451-5970.
Pursuant to Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 4(d)(9), the summons and complaint shall be delivered to the chief executive officer (Borough Mayor) or chief clerk (Borough Clerk).
No. Landlord-tenant issues are private civil matters over which the Borough has no jurisdiction. For general questions, you may visit the Alaska Consumer Protection Unit of the Attorney General’s Office website.
No. Please contact the agency that issued the citation or the court system if you have questions.
You may contact:Child Support Services DivisionAnchorage Office655 F StreetAnchorage, AK 99501-6699Phone: 907-269-6900Fax: 907-787-3220Child Support Services Division Website
Mailing Address550 W 7th AvenueSuite 310Anchorage, AK 99501-6699Phone: 907-269-6900Fax: 907-787-3220Child Support Services Division Website
If you received a collection letter for library books:
If you received a collection letter for EMS charges:
If you believe your insurance should have covered all or part of the EMS charges, please contact Systems Design at 1-800-585-5242.
You may contact:Fairbanks Trial Court101 Lacey StreetFairbanks, AK 99701Phone: 907-452-9277
View the Alaska Small Claims Handbook (PDF) form more information.
If a judgment is entered against you, the Fairbanks North Star Borough can garnish up to 80% of your Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) each year until the judgment is satisfied. You can review garnishments by going to the myPFD website, which will provide you with a case number. Your case information is available at Courtview Public Access Website Alaska Court System. If you have further questions or dispute the garnishment, you can call 907-459-1000 and ask for the legal department.
Reports or complaints concerning any violation of State law occurring in the Fairbanks North Star Borough should be made to the Fairbanks Police Department at 907-450-6500, the North Police Department at 907-488-6902, or the Alaska State Troopers at 907-451-5100. If the matter is an emergency, call 911.
Reports or complaints concerning violations of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Code should be made to the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Community Planning at 907-459-1260. If it is an Animal Control matter, please contact the Division of Animal Control at 907-459-1451.
View the Complaint Form (PDF).
To review or obtain copies of public records, please fill out a Public Records Request Form (PDF) and send it to the appropriate Borough department.
To pay your citation online, go to Courtview Public Access Website Alaska Court System and search for your case (either by case number, name, or citation number). Select the green Pay icon and follow the instructions to complete the payment.
If a default judgment was entered against you, you can pay the amount due in person at the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Treasury and Budget Division located at:907 Terminal StreetFairbanks, AK 99701
You may also pay the amount due by U.S. Mail (cashier’s checks only) to Fairbanks North Star BoroughTreasury and Budget DivisionP.O. Box 71267Fairbanks, AK 99707-1267
Frequently Asked Questions regarding citations are available at Alaska Court System Self-Help Services.