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Statute of Limitations on Child Support for Guam

Guam child support statute of limitations including the civil code, what age paternity must be established and emancipate rules.

Guam Age of Majority: when child support payments can be stopped.

18 years of age

Statutory cite or civil code reference for the age of majority?

19 Guam Code Annotated Section 5102(c)

If not addressed in the order, at what age is child support automatically terminated as a matter of State law?

18 years of age

Does the date of the order impact what law is applied?

No

Does child support end if the child leaves the household but does not emancipate?

No

Is support ever paid beyond the age of majority?

Yes, if the parents agree to extend the obligation beyond age 18; or if disability of a child prevents the child, soon to be a legal adult, from becoming self-sufficient.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

Before December 11, 1997 there was a 1 year statute for non-TANF/AFDC cases and a 3 year statute for TANF cases; after December 11, 1997, there is a six-year Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order.

Statute of Limitations to establish paternity:

None

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