According to the National Crime information Center, nearly 2200 children are reported missing every day. This almanac addresses the various statutes and programs established to protect and rescue children from predators. It also covers parental kidnapping in disputed custody cases, including international abduction. Also included are safety tips and an action plan for parents whose children are missing.
The Legal Almanac Series consists of over 75 handy guides for the lay person on all aspects of the law. Each volume includes an overview of the topic followed by chapters on the major issues in that subject. Each volume contains an Appendix containing several primary source documents as well as practical forms and checklists. A Glossary defines any technical terms used in the text.
About the Author
Series Editor Margaret C. Jasper is an attorney in general practice in South Salem, NY, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a JD from Pace University School of Law and is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars. Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and the law guardian panel of the Family Court of the State of New York and is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association.