Guam – The Judiciary of Guam continues to find innovative ways to increase access to justice and recently launched new online services for electronic payments. Payments made online can be made by credit card with a Visa or MasterCard logo.
Traffic & Parking Citations
Individuals with traffic and parking citations can now pay certain citations online (after acknowledging admission of guilt) instead of coming to the court to pay the citation in person. To make an online payment for the citation, the citation number and last name of the individual is required.
Court Ordered Fines & Fees in Criminal Cases involving DUI
Electronic payments can also be made for court ordered fines and fees in criminal cases involving Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) offenses.
Special Process Services
The new online service is also convenient for registered Special Process Servers who wish to pay application and renewal fees.
Juror Qualification Questionnaires
In efforts to streamline and improve the jury process, the Judiciary in July 2013 implemented an online juror qualification questionnaire for prospective jurors. By completing the questionnaire online, the prospective jurors do not have to mail or drop off the questionnaire. Since this online service was featured, the Judiciary has seen an increase in the number of online questionnaires being submitted.
More online services will be added over the coming months. Some of the new services the public can expect to see are payments for court and traffic clearances, Guam Bar Association dues for attorneys, and the Guam Bar Examination application fee. The Judiciary will also expand its E-Payment services for other criminal case obligations. These online services make it convenient for individuals and are part of the Judiciary’s ongoing efforts to increase access to justice.
For more information on making an electronic payment or to fill out a jury questionnaire online please visit the Judiciary of Guam’s website at www.guamcourts.org or contact Joshua Tenorio at 475-3278.