Guam enjoys the status of being a United States territory and therefore maintains much of the vital records (including divorce records) as most of the United States. Divorces are multiplying everywhere, even on the tiny island of Guam with maintains millions of records. You can write to request a divorce certificates to the following address:
Office of Vital Statistics
Dept. of Public Health and Social Services
Government of Guam
P.O. Box 2816
Agana, GU, M.I. 96910
Phone: (671) 734-4589
Fees for a divorce certificate are constantly changing, so you need to call the Vital Records office to get the current prices. Then make sure you send a money order (no personal checks) in the appropriate amount made out to Treasury of Guam and send it in with your request. Guam divorce records can be traced back to 1901. Before that time, records will be located in the archives of the clerk’s office of the Superior Court of Guam. Divorce records can be extremely informing when you’re searching through genealogy records. You can gather such data as surnames, military records and previous addresses as well as the names of current or previous spouses. Genealogy is one of the main reasons people search through vital records archives. Another reason might be that you are curious about a person’s past. It may be a new love in your life or the life of a family member or friend – and you want to be sure that person is telling the truth about his or her background. Searching through divorce records can be one way of finding the truth. A divorce record can also be used as proof of immigration or for proof that you are divorced and can remarry. Whatever your reason for wanting to search the past, divorce record archives is a great method of discovery.
GU Divorce Records
Some people maintain monthly or yearly memberships to online search sites which can deliver divorce record – or any type of vital record information – quickly and easily, without all the red tape that ensues when you go through a state or territory vital records departments. These people are usually legal professionals or those who investigate genealogy records on an almost daily basis. But, if you’re only looking for a one-time search, you can also pay a one-time fee and get the information you need. Online, fee-based search services can deliver the data rapidly and accurately because of their vast databases and powerful search engines. You’ll usually receive the information within moments and can then look it over in the privacy of your own home or office. Many times, state-based searches may deliver sketchy or totally inaccurate data because they can’t search like the private sites and they don’t have professionals to put together a report that you can understand. To find out more about online search sites and how you can find Guam divorce records, click on the link.