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custody

Social medicine The legal control of a child or other person, usually one who resides with a custodial guardian or parent. See Guardian.

cus·to·dy

(kŭs'tŏ-dē)
Care, guardianship, or control of a person or thing exercised by one in authority.
[L. custodia]

custody

(kŭs′tŏ-dē) [L. custodia, care, protection, watch]
1. Direct control or care by an agent or agency in charge.
2. Legal guardianship, as for a child.
3. Legal detention or incarceration by the police or other law enforcement agency.
4. Safekeeping of evidence, as of illegal drugs or weapons for presentation in a trial.
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Mitch Dufresne, the acting director of the Rule of Law and Security Institutions Group of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia, encouraged members of the female custodial corps to network and set goals that would enable them to assume decision-making roles at work.
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Alternatively, an irrevocable assignment by the custodial parent of the child support to the special needs trust may also work.
Effective for tax years beginning after July 1, 2008, the exemption for a qualifying child of parents who are divorced, separated under a written separation agreement or who lived apart at all times during the last six months of the year goes to the custodial parent, regardless of what the divorce decree or written separation decree says, unless the noncustodial parent attaches a signed waiver effective for that tax year.
Can anyone show as an example any country that has no record of custodial or judicial deaths?
4 million and were raking in overtime to the tune of $550,000 a year, former Superintendent James Garvey tried to start a pilot program using private custodial services in a couple of schools.
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Investigators assigned to conduct criminal investigations and custodial interrogations have the common goal of uncovering the truth.
First, I took my original college funds, which were in custodial accounts, and converted them to 529 plans.
I shared the library late shift with custodial workers who routinely passed by me picking up trash, sweeping, and vacuuming.