About the Author
Chris Barton is a Vice-President of the Family Mediators Association and holds an Honorary Chair in Family Law at Staffordshire University. Amongst his other books and publications are Law and Parenthood (with Professor Gillian Douglas) (OUP, 1995) and Cohabitation Contracts (Dartmouth, 1985).
Mary Hibbs is a former solicitor and Honorary Visiting Fellow in Law at Staffordshire University Penny Booth is a Reader in Law at Staffordshire University, and was previously Senior Lecturer in Law at Sunderland University. Ms Booth holds an LLM and has written a number of articles in the field of Family Law.