temporary custody

Definition of "temporary custody"
  1. A type of custody granted until a final decision in a particular legal matter, such as a divorce, is resolved
How to use "temporary custody" in a sentence
  1. The judge granted temporary custody of the children to their father until the divorce was finalized.
  2. As part of the divorce proceedings, the mother was awarded temporary custody of her children.
  3. Until the court delivers the final decree, the grandmother has been given temporary custody of her grandchildren.

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