Determining the Best Interests of the Child - Guam


Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 5129 

This chapter shall be liberally construed to the end that each child within the jurisdiction of the court shall receive such care, guidance, and control, preferably in his or her home, as will enhance the child's welfare and be in the best interests of the territory; then, when such child is removed from the control of his or her parents, the court shall secure such care as nearly as possible equivalent to that which should have been given to him or her by the parents.