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sole custody

noun
1.
custody, as of a child whose parents are separated, in which one person has sole responsibility.
Compare joint custody.
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  • If one parent has sole custody, additional regulations may apply.
  • If one parent has sole custody and the other parent's whereabouts are not known, carry a copy of the court order.
  • Two common custodial arrangements are sole custody and joint custody.

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