adjective non·cus·to·di·al \-kə-ˈstō-dē-əl\
: not living with your child or having the responsibility of caring for your child after a divorce, legal separation, etc. : not having custody
non-custodial : involving punishment that does not require a criminal to spend time in prison
: of or being a parent who does not have sole custody of a child or who has custody a smaller portion of the time
Examples of NONCUSTODIAL
- The judge favors non-custodial sentences for most first offenses.
First Known Use of NONCUSTODIAL
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