Parent who has physical custody of a child for the majority of the time.
The custodial parent is the parent (or person) with whom the child maintains primary residence. May be abbreviated as CP. May also be known as petitioner, caretaker parent, caretaker relative, obligee (a custodial parent with a support order), plaintiff, or primary residential parent.
The person who has primary care and custody of a minor child.
The parent with whom the dependent student lives, and whose financial information is used in the need analysis when parents are divorced or separated.
The person who has legal physical custody of a child or children to whom a duty of support is owed but doesn't have to be the parent of the child or children. Also referred to as the Custodial Party.
The parent with whom the child lives.
The parent with physical custody of a minor child.
The parent with both legal custody (joint or sole) and primary physical placement of a child receiving support. The child lives with this parent most of the time.
The parent having primary physical custody of the child or children. Current Assistance - Currently receiving TANF
The parent in whose home the child lives and who is responsible for the care and supervision of the child.
The parent that has been granted the primary custody and responsibility for the care and control of the childÂ .
The child's legal caretaker who has custody of the children and may be entitled to receive child support payments on behalf of the children. Also referred to as residential parent or obligee.
The parent whom the child lives with on a daily basis.
The parent that the student lived with the prior 12 months, in situations of divorce or separation.
person with legal custody and with whom the child lives; may be parent, other relative, or someone else
The parent with whom the children live normally and who is mainly responsible for their upbringing.
When physical custody language is used, the parent who has physical custody of a child at any particular ti me.
When parents are separated or divorced, the parent who has custody of the child for the greater part of the year. The custodial parent is generally treated as the parent who provides more than half of the child's support. It does not matter whether the custodial parent actually provided more than half of the support.
Parent who is given the main responsibility of the day-to-day caring and raising of the children.
The parent who is given, by court order, physical or legal custody of a child.
The parent who has legal custody (charge and control) of a child.
The parent who has physical custody of the child. This parent lives with the child and is in charge of making the day to day parenting decisions.
A parent that lives with the child.
The parent a child lives with, who makes legal decisions concerning the child, and who is entitled to receive child support for the non-custodial parent. Several different types of custody arrangements are available, see child support law summary for your state.
person with legal custody and with whom the child lives; may be a parent, relative, or guardian.
The parent with whom the child(ren) live the majority of the time with. Return to List
In cases where a student's parents are divorced or separated, the custodial parent is the parent with whom the student lived the most during the past 12 months.
For child support purposes, the parent who has primary physical custody of the child, i.e. the parent that the child lives with.
Usually refers to the parent with whom the child(ren) reside(s), i.e., the parent with Physical Custody or Primary Physical Custody.
Of divorced parents, in the context of financial aid, the parent with whom the student has lived the most during the base year. If the student lived equally with both parents, the custodial parent is the one who provided more of the student's support. If either divorced parent has remarried, both the parent and the step-parent's income must be considered in assessing need for financial aid. ï¿1/2 ï¿1/2 ï¿1/2 ï¿1/2
The parent with whom a child lives for more than half the year.
Within the child support program the parent or custodial person who has legal or physical custody of a child and the right to receive child support on behalf of the child.
if a student's parents are divorced or separated, the custodial parent is the one with whom the student lived the most during the past 12 months. The student's need analysis is based on financial information supplied by the custodial parent.