custodial parent

Definition of "custodial parent"
  1. A parent who is granted primary responsibility for a child after a divorce
How to use "custodial parent" in a sentence
  1. After the divorce, she became the custodial parent of their two children.
  2. As the custodial parent, he will make most decisions regarding the child's upbringing.
  3. The court designated her as the custodial parent, providing her the major parental rights.

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