Answer To Claim For Damages In FED Action Form. This is a Alaska form and can be use in Civil Statewide.
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IN THE DISTRICT/SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA AT ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) DOB vs. Plaintiff, DOB DOB Defendant(s). 1. CASE NO. ANSWER TO F.E.D. COMPLAINT Plaintiff has filed an action to evict me from the property I am renting. I ADMIT that plaintiff is entitled to evict me. I DENY that plaintiff is entitled to evict me for the reasons explained in the defenses below. 2. Plaintiff has filed claims for unpaid rent and damages against me. a. Rent. I ADMIT that I owe plaintiff $ for rent. I DENY that I owe plaintiff rent for the reasons explained in the defenses below. b. Damages. I ADMIT that I owe plaintiff $ for damages. I DENY that I owe plaintiff any money for damages. 3. Defenses. I believe I have the following defenses: a. The eviction notice ("Notice to Quit") was improper because b. Plaintiff refused to accept the payment I offered or refused to allow me to fix the problem. c. The amount of rent claimed is incorrect because: (1) Rent is not owed in the amount claimed because plaintiff has failed to provide essential services or meet other obligations under the Landlord Tenant Act. (2) The following amounts were not credited to my account: Page 1 of 2 CIV-735 (5/04)(cs) ANSWER TO F.E.D. COMPLAINT Civil Rules 7-16 and 85 AS 34.03.070(d), & .160 - .210 AS 09.45.100 - .120 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com d. No damage was done to the rental property beyond ordinary wear and tear. e. The rental property was fully cleaned prior to departure. 4. Counterclaims. The plaintiff owes me at trial, for the following reasons: $________ an amount to be determined a. Plaintiff entered my home without notice or my permission _____ times, and I am entitled to statutory damages under AS 34.03.300(b) of at least one month's rent for each unlawful entry. b. Plaintiff's failure to maintain a habitable dwelling reduced the value of the rental property. Plaintiff failed make the following repairs or supply the following services: Rent should be reduced to $________ per month. c. Plaintiff has refused to return or account for the security deposit of $________ and I am entitled to the deposit and statutory damages under AS 34.03.070. d. Other 5. Request for Relief. I seek the following relief: The court deny plaintiff's claims. Actual and statutory damages in an amount to be proven at trial. My costs and attorney fees. Other relief as may be just and appropriate Date Certificate of Service A copy of this answer was mailed/given to plaintiff at Mailing Address Signature of Defendant Printed Name Mailing Address City State Daytime Contact or Message Phone ZIP City on Date by State ZIP Signature of Defendant Page 2 of 2 CIV-735 (5/04)(cs) ANSWER TO F.E.D. COMPLAINT Civil Rules 7-16 and 85 AS 34.03.070(d), & .160 - .210 AS 09.45.100 - .120 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com