custody

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legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial) bail
custody of something care
court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated child support
correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) clink , gaol , jail , jailhouse , pokey , poky , slammer
give over for custody or sale consign
providing penal custody or probation or parole for convicted offenders correctional rehabilitation
litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple custody battle
legal action to determine custody (usually of children following a divorce) custody case
some held in custody detainee , political detainee
confiscate into legal custody embargo , impound , levy , sequestrate
money or property in custody of third party for delivery upon fulfillment of conditions escrow
seize and put in custody impound , sequester
placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law impounding , impoundment , internment , poundage
warrant to take someone into custody pickup
act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial) remand
delivery of a principal into lawful custody surrender
right granted by a court to a parent (or other relative) who is deprived of custody of a child to visit the child on a regular basis visitation right
person who is under the protection or in the custody of another ward
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