Definition of custodial
1a : relating to guardianshipb : relating to, providing, or being protective care or services for basic needs nursing and custodial care
2 : having sole or primary custody of a child the custodial parent
Examples of custodial in a Sentence
Her mother is the custodial parent.
Recent Examples of custodial from the Web
At SEC Media Days, Sumlin was asked about his reaction to his boss’s comments by just about every person in Hoover other than custodial staff.
Pasztor took her children from their custodial grandparents’ Fort Wayne home in September 2016, prompting an Amber Alert.
Employees who might benefit from the increase include police, custodial workers, lifeguards at city pools and fire and EMS cadets.
According to a complaint filed in Macon County District Court on June 14, 50-year-old Andrew Dixon was charged with four counts of custodial sexual abuse for allegedly having sexual contact with the women.
The reported parents, Nicholios Nealy and Octavia Jackson, remained jailed in Arizona, and face felony charges including custodial interference and perjury.
June 1 indictments charge 33-year-old Octavia Jackson and 37-year-old Nicholios Nealy of Fort Mohave with custodial interference and Jackson with perjury and unsworn falsification.
The school also plans to outsource its custodial services.
A handful of special handling deputies drifted from their custodial duties, over a period of years, into investigating crimes… This drift does not constitute an OCSD jailhouse informant program.
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First Known Use of custodial
CUSTODIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of custodial for English Language Learners
law : having the responsibility for taking care of a child : having custody of a child
: relating to the care of a building, equipment, or land
law : involving punishment that requires a criminal to spend time in a prison
Legal Definition of custodial
1 : occurring during or in connection with custody a custodial interrogation
2 : having sole custody or custody a greater portion of the time a custodial parent
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