Definition of Custody. Meaning of Custody. Synonyms of Custody

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Definition of Custody

Custody
Custody Cus"to*dy (k?s"t?-d?), n. [L. custodia, fr. custos guard; prob. akin to Gr. ?????? to hide, and E. hide. See Hide to cover.] 1. A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security. A fleet of thirty ships for the custody of the narrow seas. --Bacon. 2. Judicial or penal safe-keeping. Jailer, take him to thy custody. --Shak.

Meaning of Custody from wikipedia

- Custody may refer to: Child custody, a description of the legal relationship between a parent (or guardian) and child Custody and repatriation, a Chinese...
- person's care. Child custody consists of legal custody, which is the right to make decisions about the child, and physical custody, which is the right...
- Chain of custody (CoC), in legal contexts, is the chronological do****entation or paper trail that records the sequence of custody, control, transfer, analysis...
- death in custody is a death of a person in the custody of the police, other authorities or in prison. In the early 21st century, death in custody remains...
- Sole custody is a child custody arrangement whereby only one parent has physical custody while either one or both parents may have legal custody of the...
- who, as a young boy in 2000, became embroiled in a heated international custody and immigration controversy involving the governments of Cuba and the United...
- Joint custody is a form of child custody pursuant to which custody rights are awarded to both parents. Joint custody may refer to joint physical custody, joint...
- In Custody may refer to: In Custody (novel), a novel by Anita Desai In Custody (film), a film based on the novel Custody (disambiguation)...
- and taking them into custody, usually because they have been suspected of committing a crime. After the person is taken into custody, they can be questioned...
- In Custody/Muhafiz is a 1993 film by Merchant Ivory Productions. It was directed by Ismail Merchant, with screenplay by Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain...
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