Sunshine Act

The Judiciary of Guam is dedicated to providing transparency and maintaining compliance with 5 GCA Chapter 10, also known as the Sunshine Reform Act of 1999. Please note that the Sunshine Act does not require the Judiciary to produce documents, but only requires disclosure of documents which already exist. Further, the Sunshine Act contains several exceptions to disclosure (5 GCA § 10108). Fees are governed by the fee schedule approved by the Judicial Council of Guam (available below).

If you would like to make a Sunshine Act request for documents, please send your request via on of the following methods:

MAIL:
Guam Judicial Center
120 West O'Brien Drive
Hagåtña, Guam 96910-5174
Attention: SUNSHINE ACT REQUEST

FAX:
(671) 477-3184
Attention: SUNSHINE ACT REQUEST

EMAIL: sunshine@guamcourts.org

When asking for information, please include the following details:

  1. Your name and address
  2. The information or documents you would like to access
  3. The way you want the information sent to you - hard copy, email or for on-premises inspection
  4. Contact telephone number

NOTE: If you would like to obtain judicial records, such as documents filed within a court case, please contact the Clerk's Office.

For more information, please see the below links.

Guam’s Sunshine Act - 5 GCA Chapter 10
Judiciary of Guam Sunshine Act Policy
Judicial Council Resolution No. JC13-024, Relative to Increase of Fines and Fees for the Superior Court
Judiciary of Guam FOIA Compliance Reports