physical custody

Definition of "physical custody"
  1. The entitlement given to a parent allowing a child to reside with them, a privilege often divided into 'sole' or 'joint' types during a divorce
How to use "physical custody" in a sentence
  1. After the divorce, her mother retained physical custody of her.
  2. He was upset that his ex-wife was granted physical custody of their son.
  3. In the divorce settlement, they agreed on joint physical custody of their children.

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