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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 6. Banks and Financial Institutions
- Chapter 50. Deferred Deposit Advances
- Section 550. Collection or Court Action After Default.
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AS 06.50.550. Collection or Court Action After Default.
- (a) If an advance recipient defaults, before assigning the payment obligation to a third party for collection and before
initiating a court action against the recipient, a licensee
- (1) shall attempt in good faith to contact the advance recipient at reasonable times by telephone or mail to discuss the
delinquency and to offer the recipient a payment plan under (2) of this subsection;
- (2) shall offer the recipient a payment plan under which
- (A) the recipient may repay the delinquent advance over an extended period of time, which may not exceed six months;
- (B) at least five percent of the outstanding balance is due when the payment plan is signed;
- (C) an additional fee by the licensee is not allowed, except for a bad check fee for costs as allowed under AS 09.68.115
- (3) in addition to the contact required by (1) of this subsection, shall send a certified letter to the recipient's last
known address at least 15 days before the action that makes the offer described in (2) of this subsection and that
informs the recipient of the licensee's intent to proceed with a court action.
- (b) The licensee may initiate a court action against a defaulting recipient to recover damages and costs allowed under AS
if the licensee has complied with (a) of this section. Notwithstanding AS 09.68.115, the total of all damages and costs, including
damages recovered under AS 09.68.115
(a), may not exceed the amount of the payment by $700.
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