"They don't have any evidence that this happened." That is what you are reading in the news as a defense to the assertions of sexual misconduct. What is meant is that the statement against me is not credible. Evidence in a court of law can take many forms. It might be writings, photographs, charts, or even ledgers from a business. It can include ancient documents and government records. But evidence also includes a statement of a witness.
For many working families in the United States, it only takes one accident, illness or sudden event to change financial situations. Even if you work hard and keep reasonable balances on your credit accounts, missing work for a week or more could be financially devastating.
When your start-up opened its doors, you felt like you had a terrific product. You felt sure the company would thrive.
Doing business means handling a lot of different concerns at the same time. You need to balance the budget, ensure there is sufficient work to keep your staff working and constantly pursue new contracts and growth. You do your best to uphold your side of any deal or contract. After all, your profits and your reputation are on the line otherwise.
When you and your spouse got married, you signed a prenuptial agreement. You hoped the marriage would last, but you were realistic. You knew it may end in divorce, and you wanted to make sure you protected your own assets and interests. It was easier to agree on things while you were still on good terms, rather than waiting for the divorce.
You have to have been in a coma over the past weeks not to realize sexual harassment continues to be an issue in the workplace. A number of high profile individuals have had sexual harassment claims asserted against them. Some individuals have lost high paying jobs. This tells us sexual harassment claims are alive and well despite well intended policies and training.
If you've taken the time to create a last will or estate plan, chances are good that you have family members, loved ones or heirs that you want to receive specific assets from your estate. Whether you hope to provide financial security for a special needs child or grandchild or want to ensure that each of your children receives certain, specific assets, estate planning allows you control over how your possessions get disbursed after your passing.
You're planning a merger with another company. You have talked to the owner extensively. You believe you'll both thrive if you work together. You're excited about the shift in direction and what the future holds.
If you are in a difficult financial spot, you may turn your attention to bankruptcy. You could soon find that this is one of the better ways to improve your finances and put your life on the right track.
You have likely read news reports about theft of 143 million records from Equifax in a cyber attack. The records maintained by Equifax , a credit bureau, includes personal and confidential information such as social security numbers, full names, addresses, dates of birth, driver's license numbers, and credit card numbers. There is a good chance information about you is now for sale or has been sold to criminals.