Entitlement to the supervision, guardianship, or custodianship of an individuals...
A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security.
State of being guarded and watched to prevent escape; restraint of liberty; confinement; imprisonment.
The legal right and responsibility to raise a minor child and to make decisions in their interest
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. See also, "joint custody", "split custody" and "divided custody".
In criminal law, it refers to being detained, either by police or in prison. In family law, it was the old term where a person has the custody of a child, they have the right and the responsibility of a child's day to day care. This term was replaced by "residence" in June 1996 and from 1 July 2006 it is replaced with the term who the child 'lives with'. In Child Protection matters, the right to and the responsibility of a child's day to day care.â€¢ Bailâ€¢ Child Protectionâ€¢ Duty Lawyer
Guardianship, or control, of records, including both physical possession (physical custody) and legal responsibility (legal custody), unless one or the other is specified.
You have custody of your children, when your children are physically with you. During these periods, you have the right to have your children with you and the responsibility to care for them.
The care and keeping of property (real or personal). For example: an escrow agent has custody of documents and funds until closing.
The right formerly granted by a court for one parent (or both) to make major decisions for a child, such as education. Custody orders predate the Children Act and are no longer made
Petition seeking to establish that a person is legally declared to be responsible for the care of a child.
The legal authority to make decisions affecting a child's interests (legal custody) or the responsibility of taking care of the child (physical custody). Browse Alphabetically
Rights concerning a child. Legal custody concerns decision-making. Physical custody concerns the child's residence and periods of care by each parent.
Care and keeping of anything or anyone, i.e., children in a domestic relations action.
Having rights to your child. Custody can be either legal, which means that you have the right to make important decisions about your child's welfare, or physical, which means that the child lives with and is raised by you.
(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"
This technically no longer exists since the Children Act came in to force in the early 1990s. Used to be thought to refer to the person looking after the child but in fact had a more general meaning similar to the present Parental Responsibility.
The care, control, and maintenance of a child which can be legally awarded by the court to an agency, in cases of abuse or neglect, or to a parent, in divorce cases.
authority by a person or guardian embodying all of the rights and responsibilities
The responsibility for the care of records and archives, usually based on their physical possession. Custody does not necessarily include legal ownership. See also Transfer â€“ custody. Source: Adapted from Ellis, p. 466
Immediate control that an authority exercises over property or people.
There are two types of custody: physical and legal.
The authority assigned to one or both parents by the court to make major decisions regarding their children.
Can include legal custody which confers certain authorities and responsibilities on the custodian over a juvenile; physical custody which relates to the physical control over a juvenile; or both legal and physical custody depending on the condition and circumstance in which the term custody is used.
This describes the arrangement made for the care of the children after parents separate. Parents may share custody, meaning they must both be involved in decision-making about the children, or one parent may have sole custody, meaning s/he has all of the decision-making responsibility. Even where the parents share custody, the children may live primarily with one parent and have visits with the other.
the legal responsibility for the care and maintenance of a child.
Control and decision making over a child, given to an adult by the court. This control generally includes physical care of the child and the responsibility to make decisions regarding education, religion and health care, and to provide food, clothing and shelter.
A legal right and obligation of a person or group to possess, control, protect, or maintain guardianship over some designated property or over another person who is unable to function autonomously (for example, children and certain disabled adults).
The legal and/or physical custody status of a juvenile at any given time, e.g. in the physical custody of parent, in the legal custody of the Department.
In Oregon, "custody" means the right to make major decisions for the welfare of a child. Major decisions include medical care, religion, education and residence. Custody may be either joint with both parents or sole with one parent. "Sole Custody" does not give one parent the right to move away with the child without notice to the other parent unless the order specifically gives that right. Having custody does not necessarily mean having the child live with you (see parenting time). See also regular, split and shared custody for child support terms.
Activity Model: definition of TRANSFER CUSTODY OF INACTIVE RECORDS Physical and legal control over the existence, authenticity, location and accessibility of records.
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 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.
The right to have the day-to-day care of a child.
The legal right and responsibility awarded by the Court for the care of the child that fall into either legal or physical. See Joint Physical and Joint Legal Custody.
legal determination which establishes with whom a child should live
the detaining of a child through lawful authority(same as adult arrest)
the immediate control over a person or materiel exercised by proper authority. DA Department of the Army DAO division ammunition officer DCSLOG Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics DCSOPS Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations DD Department of Defense
Care or control over a person who has been convicted of an offence. For youth convicted of a crime, it means the youth is in the care and control of Youth Corrections. â€œClosed custodyâ€ means being held in jail. â€œOpen custodyâ€ means being held in jail with fewer restrictions and conditions.
Case type filed to determine the care, control and maintenance of a child or children.
The legal right and responsibility awarded by the Court for the care of the child. Under Minnesota law, there is recognition of legal custody and physical custody. In addition, a new statute allows the parties to avoid the use of custody language in favor of developing a parenting plan.
legal responsibility of guarding and protecting a child.
legal deprivation of liberty, restriction of freedom by the authorities.
The care or keeping of anything or person. The detaining of an individual against his or her will by lawful means and under authority of law.
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.
A legal determination as to what individual has legal control over the child. Ohio law presumes that an unmarried mother is the legal custodian of the child absent any order to the contrary. The CSEA does not involve itself with custody issues.
The legal right and responsibility awarded by the court for the care of a child. See Joint Custody and Sole Custody Return to List
Legal or physical control of a person or thing; legal, supervisory or physical responsibility for a person or thing.
the protective care or guardianship of someone or something (usually someone unable to fully look after themselves, for example, a child)
Refers to the control, supervision and care of the beneficiary. "Physical custody" means that the beneficiary actually lives with the person or organization. "Legal custody" means that a court has placed a person in the custody of an individual, institution, or other agency. Temporary changes in custody (for vacations or short trips) are not considered a change of custody if the beneficiary is expected to return to his or her original custodian.
The legal authority to make decisions affecting a child's interests (legal custody) and the responsibility of taking care of the child (physical custody). When parents separate or divorce, one of the hardest decisions they have to make is which parent will have custody. The most common arrangement is for one parent to have custody (both physical and legal) while the other parent has a right of visitation. But it is not uncommon for the parents to share legal custody, even though one parent has physical custody. The most uncommon arrangement is for the parents to share both legal and physical custody.
To put under the restraint and physical control of the court to insure appearance in court or to imprison an accused after a criminal conviction.
This term is no longer used in relation to who has care of the children of a marriage or relationship that has broken down. The Care of Children Act 2004 talks about day-to-day care.