Child custody is the "term that refers to rights and responsibilities for each parent and child." It is a term used to determine the amount of "time a child is going to be with each parent and each parent's responsibility to make decisions on behalf of the child."
Fans in Michigan, throughout the United States and across the globe have been paying close attention to news regarding the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. A raging child custody battle has ensued and, as far as one can tell, has no end yet in sight. A current issue has to do with a request Pitt made for court records to be sealed.
Readers who pay attention to pop culture have perhaps been following the ongoing divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Earlier this week, it was reported that Brad Pitt was denied a request to seal custody documents in the case, and that the request was actually denied. The case has been a particularly contentious one, and has involved allegations of abuse.