Overview Description

Records relating to arrest and court proceedings are expunged upon acquittal, declined prosecution, or expiration of the limitations period without an action being commenced. 8 GCA § 11.10.

Ineligible Category or Citation

No statutory language regarding ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic. 8 GCA § 11.10.

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 them. 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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