custodial interference

Definition of "custodial interference"
  1. An act of intentionally interrupting a parent's rightful physical custody of their child, which is generally regarded as a crime
How to use "custodial interference" in a sentence
  1. The father was charged with custodial interference after leaving state boundaries with his daughter.
  2. Custodial interference can result in legal penalties even if the person committing the act has custody rights.
  3. Keeping the children away from their mother without a court order can be seen as custodial interference.

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