What is a Guam Divorce?
A Guam divorce offers an inexpensive alternative for U.S. Military, Merchant Marine, expats and other couples working or living overseas who are unable to return to their home State or when a divorce in their home State is difficult, time consuming and expensive. Major reasons to consider a Guam divorce:
A Guam divorce is relatively quick. The time to obtain a divorce varies depending on the individual situation, however, a divorce may be obtained in 30 to 45 days if both husband and wife are in agreement with the terms of the divorce, the parties complete required filings in a timely manner and and at least one party visits Guam for a minimum of 7 days.
A Guam divorce is inexpensive. Our total fee for processing an uncontested divorce, including court filing fees, is $1,540. This cost does not include air fare, hotel or local accommodations on Guam. Since most preparations can normally be handled via telephone, fax or e-mail, the on-island stay rarely exceeds one week.
A Guam divorce is legal and recognized by all U. S. States. In accordance with U.S. Code, as an unincorporated territory of the United States, a Guam divorce shall be recognized in every court within the United States and its territories.
This site provides information that you may find helpful if considering a Guam divorce. Information on this site is not intended as, and should not be considered as, legal advice. Prior to making a decision to pursue a Guam divorce, you should consult a reputable attorney experienced in Guam law.
Seaton M. Woodley, III is a U.S. Military veteran and attorney who has represented U.S. Military, Merchant Marine and other U.S. citizens and non-citizens on Guam since 1982. The Woodley Law Office offers a wide range of family legal services, to include uncontested divorce for residents and non residents. As a veteran, Mr. Woodley understands the unique needs and challenges of military personnel, merchant seamen and expatriates living and working outside of the Continental United States, whether on Guam or in a foreign country.
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Click HERE for detailed information and excerpts from relevant US and Guam law covering Guam divorce. Contact the Woodley Law Office to enquire about your particular case. Mr. Woodley will personally evaluate your case and aggressively represent your rights. He will be available for consultation and will tailor a solution that best meets your unique needs. You will not deal with assistants or paralegals.