Sentence Examples with the word custody

The vehicle was in police custody in Norfolk but the authorities there said it would be released to the World Wide local office shortly.

Horne, thereupon, by a bold libel on the Speaker, drew public attention to the case, and though he himself was placed for a time in the custody of the serjeant-at-arms, the clauses which were injurious to the interest of Mr Tooke were eliminated from the bill.

After all, her husband was the one who had custody of the boy.

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His father was never able to get custody of him as a child.

Besides these public establishments for the custody of lunatics, there are in the vicinity of Dublin various private asylums. The principal institution for blind men (and also those afflicted by gout) is Simpson's hospital (1780), founded by a merchant of Dublin; while blind women are maintained at the Molyneux asylum (1815).

She had been separated from her husband for many years, and was at feud with him on questions of property and the custody of their children.

We burned our bridges trying to get custody of Martha last winter.

He was set free in 1667, but in the following year lie was again a prisoner, and he was in custody when he died on the 27th of October 1670.

In the case of imprisonment on accusation of crime the writ issued from the court of king's bench (or from the chancery), and on its return the court judged of the legality of the imprisonment, and discharged the prisoner or admitted him to bail or remanded him to his former custody according to the result of the examination.

David and Cynthia Dean had experienced little success in trying to secure a more formal arrangement for long term custody of Martha, managing only undocumented assignment as temporary foster parents.