Find answers to your questions about Alaska's laws concerning criminal defense and personal injury claims from an Alaska personal injury and criminal lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the courtroom. Attorney Eric Derleth was born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska. He has helped thousands of legal clients get the justice they deserve, either in criminal or civil court, throughout our State.  Eric has devoted his life to fighting the big insurance companies and government overreach. He has law firm offices near you representing those charged with crimes and those hurt by the negligence of others in Anchorage and Soldotna. Eric does represent clients statewide throughout Alaska in Anchorage, Soldotna, and the Kenai Pamer/Wasilla areas. 

6 Myths about Personal Injury Cases in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Jun 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured in a vehicle collision or other accident, you need to make informed decisions about protecting your legal rights. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there, and many people have misconceptions about the process of seeking just compensation for their los...

When Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | May 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

Medical Malpractice Attorney In Alaska Whenever you are facing the below mentioned medical malpractice, that time you need a medical malpractice attorney in Soldotna, Kenai, and Anchorage, Alaska which handles your case legally and fights for your legal rights. When you visit your doctor's off...

Is There a Marijuana Breathalyzer in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | Jan 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Has a Marijuana Breathalyzer Been Invented, Yet? As legalization of recreational and medical marijuana expands across the country, police and communities they cover are worried about “stoned” drivers taking to the highways and byways. While we all know about the common instrument usually referred...

How Do I Check Driver’s License Points in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | Dec 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are “Points” on a Driver's License? For the purpose of identifying habitually reckless, or negligent, drivers and habitual violators of traffic laws, Alaska adopted regulations and laws establishing a uniform system for the suspension or denial of a driver's license by assigning demerit p...

How Can I Do an Arrest Warrant Search in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | Nov 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

What Can I Do If a Warrant is Out for My Arrest in Alaska? So you've heard there's a bench warrant out for your arrest. Simply put, a bench warrant is a general term for a written order issued by a judge authorizing the arrest of a person charged with a crime (or occasionally contempt of court...

Statute of Limitations for Lawsuits in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the 25 years I have been helping others with lawsuits, I am frequently asked: “What is the statute of limitations for   X  ?” Consider this article a primer on Alaska's law concerning statute of limitations, which usually would cost you about $300 to come to talk to me about for a consult...

Wrongful Death and Survival Actions in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

For nearly 25 years I have litigated for families who have lost a loved one due to someone else's carelessness or recklessness. In Alaska, if you or someone you know has lost a loved one under circumstances that suggest it was someone else's fault, there could be a meritorious case for wrongfu...

What’s a Suspended Imposition of Sentence in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Should I Ask for a Suspended Imposition of Sentence in Alaska? Having a criminal record may result in struggling to get good employment and a nice place to live. Having a criminal record could make them a poor risk in some people's eyes. These folks are also at risk of losing state and federal be...

How to Get a Pardon in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Should I Care About an Alaska Pardon? A pardon is a decision by the governor of a particular state to allow a person to be absolved of guilt for a crime, or an alleged crime as if it never happened. In fact, the pardon may be granted before or after a conviction for the crime or crimes. A pardon ...

How to Expunge Your Criminal Record in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do You Need to Seal Your Criminal Record in Alaska? If you are reading this you are certainly aware that a criminal record may result in barriers to reentry into the community and the labor force. Former offenders often struggle to become productive members of society. Two of the most importan...

Concealed Carry Gun Laws in Alaska

Posted by Eric Derleth | Oct 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

How Does Alaska Law Protect My Right to Keep and Bear Arms? Alaskans' Right to Keep and Bear Arms is enshrined in the Alaska Constitution, Article I, Section 19: “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not b...

What Are the Gun Laws in Alaska?

Posted by Eric Derleth | Sep 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Does Alaska Law Protect My Constitutional Right to Possess a Gun? Once someone learns I'm a criminal defense attorney in Anchorage, AK they ask me about gun rights more than nearly any other topic. Alaskans' right to Keep and Bear Arms is enshrined in the Alaska Constitution, Article I, Sectio...

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With Alaska in his blood, for 25 years, the "Trial Guy," Eric Derleth has helped the people in Anchorage, Kenai, and Palmer / Wasilla areas as a personal injury and criminal lawyer. Born and raised in Soldotna, Eric truly understands Alaska’s laws, the people, and the true nature of Alaska. The Trial Guy was raised in a log cabin in Alaska with a belief in America, and a belief in strong individual liberty guaranteed by our Constitution and was raised to fight for the rights of all of Alaska. Eric has expanded his criminal defense and auto accident injury lawyers practice near you, with offices in Anchorage and Soldotna. LEARN MORE ABOUT ERIC