Review and Expunction of Central Registries and Reporting Records - Guam

Date: May 2018

Right of the Reported Person to Review and Challenge Records

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 13210(c)

A victim or alleged victim of child abuse, the parents of a victim or alleged victim of child abuse, or a perpetrator or alleged perpetrator of child abuse may review, upon written request, all information contained in the central register or in any report filed pursuant to § 13203, except information that would identify the reporter of the abuse, and the review may occur at any time after a court proceeding has been initiated regarding the abuse.

When Records Must Be Expunged

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 13208(f)

If an investigation of a report of suspected child abuse or neglect does not determine, within 1 year of the date of the report of suspected child abuse or neglect, that the report is an indicated report or a substantiated report, the report shall be considered an unsubstantiated report, and all information identifying the subjects of the report shall be expunged from child protective services' suspected files.