This handbook contains step-by-step information for those who have experienced a family abduction or are trying to prevent one. It was published in cooperation with the American Bar Association. This handbook guides families through the civil and criminal justice systems, explains relevant laws, outlines prevention methods and provides suggestions for aftercare following a family abduction. In addition the handbook thoroughly details search and recovery strategies and contains valuable information for attorneys, prosecutors and family court judges working on these difficult cases. 244 pp.