The protective care or guardianship of someone or something,
The protective care or guardianship of someone or something
the property was placed in the custody of a trustee
my father was being taken into custody
Parental responsibility, esp. as allocated to one of two divorcing parents
he was trying to get custody of their child
detention: a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
holding by the police; "the suspect is in custody"
hands: (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"
Custody is a 2007 Lifetime television movie, starring Rob Morrow, James Denton, and Kay Panabaker about a widower's fight for custody of his stepdaughter when her birth father who abandoned her returns. Aired on September 8, 2007. ...
"Custody" is the fourth episode in the third season of the Canadian police drama television series Flashpoint. The episode first aired on October 16, 2009.
Possession of something or someone
Care and keeping of anything, i.e., children in a domestic relations action.
Immediate control that an authority exercises over property or people.
Detaining of a person by lawful process or authority to assure his or her appearance to any hearing; the jailing or imprisonment of a person convicted of a crime.
The care and keeping of property (real and personal). For example: An escrow agent has custody of documents and funds until closing.
Determination by a court which establishes with whom a child will live.
Means the charge and control of a child including the right to make all major decisions such as education, religious upbringing, training, health and welfare. Custody, without qualification usually refers to a combination of physical custody and legal custody. ...
the possession of an item or child. Legal custody means that the possession has been granted by the courts; physical custody refers to the actual physical location of the item or child.
As used at 43 CFR 10.3 – 6, custody means ownership or control of human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony excavated intentionally or discovered inadvertently in [sic] Federal or tribal lands after November 16, 1990 [43 CFR 10.6 (a)]
The keeping, care, watch, preservation or security of a record. While physical possession of a record may not always constitute custody, it is the best evidence of custody.
subsection of a province within the Franciscan order
When a person is kept in prison, unless they are in police custody, when they are kept in a police cell.
Previously the term in the UK for the parent who had chief rights over the children. This term is still used in the US.
The offender's custody classification. The custody assignments are:
A person who is in custody is either in a remand centre (awaiting a hearing) or in prison, serving out a sentence.
The physical location of the records or archives. Custody does not always include legal ownership, or the right to control access to records. Ellis (ed), Keeping Archives, p. ...
The legal right given to a person of official authority to exercise complete and immediate control over a person to insure appearance in court. Custody also refers to the actual imprisonment of the accused after a criminal conviction.
In family law, this term traditionally refers party with whom the child lives and at whose home the child eats and sleeps for the majority of the time. ...
The point at which the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) assumes responsibility and control of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) [see definition, page 40] from the Purchaser (10CFR961). ...
Charge or control of a person or item of property.