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CUSTODY
Having rights to your child. Custody can be either legal, which means that you have the right to make important decisions about your child's welfare, or physical, which means that the child lives with and is raised by you.
ALSO SEE: JOINT PHYSICAL CUSTODY, MIRANDA WARNING, FAMILY LAW, BAILIFF, DIVORCE

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