What is my next court date?
The date is in your Pre-Trial Diversion Performance Agreement. You may also contact the Alaska Court System at 907-274-8611 or you can look up your case status in “COURTVIEW” on the court website.
You can determine your next court date by viewing the DOCKETS tab. If you fail to appear a Warrant may be issued for your arrest.
What time is my arraignment?
When the court is open, out of custody arraignments take place at 9:00 a.m. in the Nesbett courthouse. The location is 825 W 4th Avenue. Arraignments are held in courtroom B-1.
Can you extend my court date?
No, we are not the court system. We do not have the ability to change the court date that you have been given by the Judge. If you want to change your court date you need to fill out a request for continuance of arraignment (form CR-145 ANC). This form may be found at the Municipal Prosecutor's Office 632 West 6th Avenue Ste 210, the Nesbett Courthouse 825 West 4th Avenue, or online at http://courts.alaska.gov/forms/index.htm. There is no guarantee that the court will grant this request.
I do not live here or will not be in town on my court date. Can I appear via Telephone?
This request must be made through the court system. Please call 907-264-8611 to facilitate that request.
I have a Bench Warrant for Failure to appear at my arraignment, what do I do?
If you need to quash your warrant you can fill out a request and order form (form CR-770). This form can be found at the Municipal Prosecutors's Office 632 West 6th Avenue Ste 610, the Nesbett Courthouse 825 West 4th Avenue or online at http://courts.alaska.gov/forms/index.htm. There is no guarantee that the court will grant this request. Your warrant will remain in effect untili you have appeared in court.
You may be able to be placed on the next available 9:00 a.m. arraignment calendar. To do this you will need to go to the Nesbett courthouse (825 W. 4th). before 2:00 p.m. and ask them to place you on the next business day’s calendar. Your warrant will remain in effect until you have appeared in court.
I was charged with Driving without Insurance and/ or Driving without a license. I have obtained my insurance and/or my license; do I still have to come to court?
Yes, you need to appear at your arraignment. Cases are reviewed for eligibility prior to arraignment. If you are eligible, a Pre-Trial Diversion offer may be given to you at your initial arraignment. Please report to the court at the date and time indicated on your Uniform Summons/Citation. If you fail to appear a Warrant may be issued for your arrest.