custody custody  /ˈkə stə di/


  1. (n) a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  2. (n) holding by the police
  3. (n) (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child



  1. Outraged, Cook and some friends organized the Joint Custody Association and in 1979 pushed through the California legislature the first law encouraging joint custody.
  2. Horrified, Jamsheer, herself a divorce with custody of her daughter, launched a campaign for women's rights in the gulf.
  3. After strong indications of an oncoming custody battle in the Michael Jackson saga, Deborah Rowe's lawyer gently applied the brakes on Thursday.


  1. One in custody after 'possible security threat' aboard Denver-bound plane

    One person was taken into custody at Denver International Airport after a “possible security threat” on a flight from Knoxville, Tenn. on Friday night, an airport spokeswoman said.Denver Police and the FBI responded after Frontier Airlines flight 601 landed at about 7:30 p.m. local time, airport spokeswoman Laura Coale said in a recorded message.The plane was moved to a remote location, and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. 1 in Custody After Issue on Denver Flight

    Airport: Person in custody after 'possible security threat' on Denver-bound flight        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Child Custody Strategies | “Child Custody Strategies for Women” Teaches People How to Protect Their Children – V kool

    Child Custody Strategies for Women created by Barry Bricklin is a new child custody book that provides people with child custody strategies, and detailed instructions on how to protect their children. A full Child Custody Strategies for Women review on the site indicates if the book is worth buying. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "He's not in custody as yet. We're following some leads and we're working with the Abaco community to try and find him. Hopefully we should find him," Assistant Police Commissioner Glenn Miller said Tuesday.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Glenn Miller Source: The Associated Press

  2. "There is a second person who is currently assisting the police with their inquiries and the identity of that second person arose from the discussions with the first person taken into custody," Howard said.
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Dispatch Online

  3. "It's to me a very bittersweet moment because it really is the death of a marriage," Ms Brinkley, 54, said outside the court. "I'm very pleased with the results today. I was here fighting for custody."
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Christie Brinkley Source: Independent

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