News & Notices

Press Release: 2019 FBI Citizen's Academy

On November 5, 2019, the FBI Citizens Academy was hosted by the District Court of Guam, Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood and Magistrate Judge Joaquin V. E. Manibusan, Jr.  Click on the Press Release below for more details. PRESS RELEASE  
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UPDATED - PUBLIC NOTICE: APPOINTMENT TO PANEL OF CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEES

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code).  Please click on the link below for details. PUBLIC NOTICE from U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee (Revised 11/14/19)
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Press Release: 2019 Veterans Day Naturalization Ceremony

The District Court of Guam will proudly host a Naturalization Ceremony in celebration of Veterans Day on Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 9:30 a.m. The keynote speaker for the ceremony will be Rear Admiral John Menoni, Commander for Joint Region Marianas and U.S. Naval Forces Marianas. Click here for Press Release
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Proposed Amendment to GNLR 17.1

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2071(b), the District Court of Guam gives notice that amendments to the General Local Rules of Practice are being considered for adoption effective December 1, 2019.    
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PUBLIC NOTICE: SOLICITATION OF APPLICANTS TO SERVE AS SUBCHAPTER V TRUSTEES

The United States Trustee is recruiting individuals to serve as trustees for small business Chapter 11 cases pursuant to the recently passed Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.  Please click on the link below for details. PUBLIC NOTICE from U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Trustee, Region 15 Districts of Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands
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Press Release: 2019 Columbus Day and Filipino American History Month Naturalization Ceremony

The District Court of Guam will proudly host a Naturalization Ceremony in celebration of Columbus Day and Filipino American History Month on Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 9:30 a.m. The keynote speaker for the ceremony will be the The Honorable Carl T.C. Gutierrez, Chief Advisor on Economic Development and National and International Affairs to the Governor of Guam. Click here for Press Release
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2019 Drawing Contest WINNERS for Constitution Day & Citizenship Day

All students in elementary, middle and high school were eligible to participate in the 2019 Constitution Day & Citizenship Day Drawing Contest. The drawing contest theme was:  The Constitution.  Articles One (I) through Seven (VII); The Bill of Rights (Amendments One (I) through Ten (X)); and/or Other Amendments (Eleven (XI) through Twenty-Seven (XXVII). Judges for the contest included:  Guam Bar Association, and professional local artists:  Mr. Ronald “Ron” J. Castro, an artist known for his graphic design talents as well as his altruistic endeavors assisting several non-profit and volunteer organizations for civic causes; and Mrs. Taliea Guerrero-Strohmeyer, owner of Color Guam Studio with over 25 years of experience in painting and holds a degree in graphic design and painting. The judging criteria consisted of: 40 points for sticking to the THEME; 30 possible points for REFLECTION & MEANING OF DRAWING; 20 possible points for CREATIVITY; and 10 possible points for ORIGINALITY.  Here are the winners for each category:
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2019 Bankruptcy Seminar - Materials (Updated)

The District Court of Guam invites you to attend a bankruptcy seminar to be presented by Assistant U.S. Trustee Curtis B. Ching and Trial Attorney Neil Verbrugge on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at the District Court of Guam.  
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