In Custody Law and Legal Definition

"In custody" is defined as “a situation when there has been a formal arrest or when, under the totality of the circumstances, there has been a restraint on freedom of movement of the degree associated with formal arrests.” United States v. Lacy, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86970, 2-3 (E.D. Wis. Aug. 13, 2009)