Proposed Amendment to Local Rules. ACTION REQUESTED BY COB March 18, 2022

Comments from the public and bar pursuant to 28 USC 2071 are requested by March 18, 2022 and may be sent electronically to  

The proposed modifications to Local Rule GNLR 15.1 (see link below) are intended to accommodate the court's involvement in the 2-year audio streaming pilot project of the Judicial Conference of the United States (JCUS). The most substantial proposed change is the inclusion of model language provided by the JCUS in GNRL 15.1(a)(3).

Current Court Access Policy in Response to Executive Order 2021-16

The District Court of Guam continues to be open to the public during its regular business hours, which are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on legal holidays, with certain limitations.

To further mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in light of the latest guidance and research by the Centers for Disease Control on the Delta variant, persons entering the courthouse will remain subject to COVID-19 risk prescreening, be required to wear a mask in all common areas of the courthouse building, and must adhere to 6 ft social distancing requirement.

Inflationary Increases In Fee Schedules, Effective December 1, 2020

At its March 2020 session, on the recommendation of the Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, as well as on the Court of Federal Claims and the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation miscellaneous fee schedules. These changes are scheduled to become effective December 1, 2020.

Click here to view and download the list of fees that will increase.