Custodianship Custom

Custody

Meanings and phrases

custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); detention; detainment; hold
  2. holding by the police
  3. (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; hands

custody battle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple
E.g.
  • It is based on a true story of a Californian custody battle.
  • Carly and Jax file for a divorce, and get into a heated custody battle for Josslyn.
  • He supports her through her custody battle with Patrick and they start a relationship.

custody case

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce)

taking into custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); apprehension; arrest; catch; collar; pinch

taken into custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Diab was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.
  • After a fight, the culprits are taken into custody.
  • Nigel escapes but Charlie is taken into custody.

police custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At least three prisoners died in police custody in 2011.
  • She was later taken into police custody.
  • He died hours later in police custody.

child custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Divorced women could potentially lose child custody if they remarried.
  • There are two kinds of child custody: legal custody and physical custody.
  • A typical position of trust at the personal level involves child custody or power of attorney.

protective custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jeremiah is placed into protective custody with the help of GCPD.
  • Theodor Leipart was among those arrested and taken into "protective custody".
  • Given the short life span of past witnesses, Jimmy places him in secret protective custody.

released from custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Muzahim Sa'b Hassan was released from custody in April 2012.
  • He was released from custody on 14 August 2017 to await trial.
  • Criminal defendants are usually obliged to post bail before being released from custody.

held in custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gumane was held in custody for several years.
  • Hopkins was held in custody and appeared at Nuneaton Magistrates Court on 20 November 1995.
  • A most detailed review of the conditions in which prisoners were held in custody was cited.

remanded in custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His application for bail was refused and he was remanded in custody.
  • On 21 September 2012 Cregan appeared before magistrates and was remanded in custody.
  • Both men were remanded in custody to appear at Dungannon Magistrates' Court on 4 April 2007.

full custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Though he denied the claim, full custody of Love was awarded to her mother.
  • Long long ago, Peter had signed the documents and now he had full custody over her.
  • Marion petitions for and gets full custody of Vickie, and Charles returns home to America.

joint custody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wasserstein and McCarthy shared joint custody of their daughter.
  • Hart requested joint custody of their two children, a daughter and a son.
  • On October 8, 2014, Patton officially filed for divorce and joint custody of their son.
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