- The Alaska Ombudsman helps people who have complaints or problems with our state government.
- We investigate complaints to determine if you were treated unfairly, unreasonably, unlawfully, or in error.
- We make sure government processes are fair and effective.
- We work to resolve complaints and improve government processes.
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We Helped Resolve a Child Support Garnishment, Overpayment
An inmate contacted the Ombudsman asking for help because the Department of Corrections (DOC) continued to collect child support through a garnishment of his inmate account even though he had supplied proof that his obligation was satisfied several months earlier.