Alaska Statutes.
Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 38. Alaska Exemptions Act
Section 17. Exemption of Retirement Plan Interests and Payments.
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AS 09.38.017. Exemption of Retirement Plan Interests and Payments.

(a) In addition to the exemption under AS 09.38.015 (b), the following are exempt from a claim of an individual's creditor:

(1) the interest of the individual in a retirement plan; and

(2) the money or other assets payable to the individual from a retirement plan.

(b) The exemptions provided by (a) of this section do not apply to a contribution made by an individual to a retirement plan within 120 days before the individual files for bankruptcy.

(c) The exemptions provided by (a) of this section do not prevent the payment of benefits under a retirement plan to an alternate payee under a qualified domestic relations order. In this subsection, "qualified domestic relations order" has the meaning given in 26 U.S.C. 414(p).

(d) A retirement plan exempt from claims under (a) of this section is conclusively presumed to be a spendthrift trust under this section.

(e) In this section,

(1) "alternate payee" has the meaning given in 26 U.S.C. 414(p)(8);

(2) "individual" means an individual who is a participant in, a beneficiary of, or an alternate payee of a retirement plan;

(3) "retirement plan" means a retirement plan that is qualified under 26 U.S.C. 401(a), 26 U.S.C. 403(a), 26 U.S.C. 403(b), 26 U.S.C. 408, 26 U.S.C. 408A, or 26 U.S.C. 409 (Internal Revenue Code).

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