Melvin M. Belli, Sr., is one of the world's foremost trial lawyers. A graduate of the University of California's Boalt School of Law, Mr. Belli has made his international reputation with many famous cases and has earned the title "King of Torts." He has also worked on many divorce cases, including divorces of Rita Hayworth, Barbara Hutton, Martha and John Mitchell, Nick Nolte, and others. He is the author of sixty-two other books on the law, including, most recently, The Belli Files: Reflections of the Wayward Law; Everybody's Guide to the Law; and the five-volume revised edition of Modern Trials. Mr. Belli continues to make his home and practice law in San Francisco.
Psychologist Mel Krantzler, Ph.D., who is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), is internationally recognized as the outstanding authority on the psychology of divorce. He is he author of the best-selling Creative Divorce, which has sold more than two million copies since its first publication, as well as two other bestselling books: Creative Marriage and Learning to Love Again. Dr. Krantzler has been an innovator in teaching courses on divorce in colleges throughout the country, and in originating divorce group counseling; he is currently the director of the Creative Divorce, Love and Marriage Counseling Center, located in San Rafael, California.
Christopher S. Taylor, an attorney with extensive experience in divorce and related areas of the law, lives in Oakland, California.