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adjective as in tutelary/tutelar

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International parental kidnapping occurs when a parent takes a child to a different country in violation of another parent’s custodial rights.

She encourages them to get started with what’s called a “custodial” account — an investment account opened in a minor’s name by a parent or guardian.

The district is allowed to remain open per the state’s orders, but the school board and superintendent decided to close campuses because of a lack of staff, including substitute teachers, operational staff and custodial crew.

Anderson’s husband couldn’t do his custodial work from home, so it was on her to stay home with their 10-year-old son.

Coronel hopes the district does not leave too many retiree jobs vacant, because “as we bring kids to school campuses, in some areas, more employees are needed,” like custodial employees, she said.

Now sources say the DJ is attempting to gain custodial rights to his child.

Step by step, the penal and custodial apparatus of the United States has become larger, more belligerent, and more brazen.

North Dakota requires two-parent notification and custodial parent consent for minors, as well as a 24-hour waiting period.

Police hoped the bugging operation would result in long custodial sentences for both police and journalists.

This prophylactic rule requires suppression of any custodial statement made before the warnings are given.

Other measures recommended were the custodial care of the feeble-minded, and State control of the use of alcohol.

A certain sum would also be received from the families of some of the inmates of the training schools and custodial institutions.

Many cases of mental alienation improve promptly under custodial care, many need it all their lives.

The increase and classification of the custodial population here contemplated is a problem for administrative charity.

As they grow older they will be transferred to proper custodial institutions.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to custodial, such as: careful, defensive, jealous, possessive, vigilant, and warm.

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