custody

  1. a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  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

custody

[n] - holding by the police
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custody

(from the article `family law`) Questions of custody cannot be determined solely by deduction from a rule of law. They require the exercise of judicial discretion that takes account ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/172

custody

Possession.
Found on http://www.ais-cpa.com/glosa.html

custody

the safekeeping and administration of securities and financial instruments on behalf of others....
Found on http://www.oenb.at/dictionary/termini.jsp?EINTRAG_ID=2758

custody

Detention by the police or prison authorities.
Found on http://www.quick-facts.co.uk/politics/legalterms.html

Custody

Detaining of a person by lawful process or authority to assure his/her appearance at any hearing; the jailing or imprisonment of a person convicted of a crime.
Found on http://jec.unm.edu/manuals-resources/glossary-of-legal-terms

Custody

When a person is kept in prison or a police cell.
Found on http://www.crownoffice.gov.uk/glossary-of-legal-terms

Custody

Authority by a person or guardian embodying all of the rights and responsibilities.
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Life_Style/Adoption/
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