23 Jul ALASKA SUPREME & APPELLATE COURT HEADNOTES FROM 7.24.2017
Alaska Supreme Court Headnotes
JEAN R. KOLLANDER, APPELLANT, V. DARYL E. KOLLANDER, APPELLEE
An attorney’s failure to take reasonable steps to investigate the facts of the case before pleading those facts in court documents is enough to warrant Rule 11 sanctions against the attorney.
Family law – Rule 11 Sanctions
Alaska Courts of Appeals Headnotes
ARTHUR A. ALEXIE, SR., APPELLANT, V. STATE OF ALASKA, APPELLEE
A court must not dismiss a petition for post-conviction relief on the basis of a technical failure in the petition or because the court chooses not to believe all of the applicant’s well-pleaded factual assertions.
Criminal law – Post-conviction relief s