Overview Description

Records relating to arrest and court proceedings are expunged following a pardon. 8 GCA § 11.10.

Ineligible Category or Citation

A felony offense involving violence may not be expunged. An offense requiring sex offender registration may not be expunged until the offender's name is removed from the registry. 8 GCA § 11.10.

Procedure General

The pardon must be presented to the custodian of the record. For specific procedure, see 8 GCA §§ 11.10 et seq.

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

Records are sealed to all persons outside of the law enforcement agencies of Guam and federal agencies entitled to examine the records. Such agencies refuse to admit the existence of such records to persons not entitled to examine them. 8 GCA § 11.11.

Waiting Periods

There is no statutory language regarding a waiting period.

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