Should he consider denying it since there is no hard evidence to support the claim and would then be a he said she said situation?
Or should he maybe refuse to answer their questions without legal representation?
If they terminate him, he'll get a severance pkg, so unemployment means little to him. In past instances they've let directors and VPs go for such affairs, but there is also a few examples where they kept a VP who had well publicized affairs with people working for him. I am looking for the best strategy/defense for him. His main goal is to not get fired. The person he had the affair with is probably not driving this, as they have a good firendship, but her husband is most likely the one who brought it to their attention and driving this.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).