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The Financial Truth About the '#Me Too' Movement

The Financial Truth About the '#Me Too' Movement

- Newsmax Finance
There’s a fine line between negotiating a settlement and outright extortion, according to Mark McBride, a Beverly Hills attorney whose clients have had their share of legal cases in which women accused them of sexual harassment and even abuse.
“Writing a check without some litigation is extortion,” McBride told Newsmax Finance. "I hate settling cases generally but especially during the #metoo movement. I don’t advise giving in to these demands unless the...

Money Secrets Divorce Attorneys Wish You Knew

Money Secrets Divorce Attorneys Wish You Knew

- Reader's Digest
If you get married before the age of 50, there's around a 50/50 chance you're going to end up divorced. So best be prepared. Our divorce experts tell us the financial facts you may not know. Equitable distribution versus community property Any divorcing couple can agree on any division of marital property, says Mitchell. However, before you make a settlement proposal, it helps to understand your best and worst-case scenarios if you went to court. That begins with knowing whether you live in...