Michael S. Haber’s Guides

Michael S. Haber

New York Probate Attorney.

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  1. Death Kills A Power of Attorney

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, 8 months ago.

    Clients are always asking about the effect of a power of attorney after the death of the principal (the person who signed the power of attorney). This concise Legal Guide answers that question with a

  2. Should You Draft Your Own Will?

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, 12 months ago.

    An attorney advising you to use an attorney to draft a will may fall under the category of "Don't ask a barber if you need a haircut." But there are many good reasons why an attorney should draft a w

  3. How To Revoke A Will

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, 12 months ago.

    Just as there are specific requirements for how to execute a Will, there also are highly specific requirements for how to revoke a Will. Changing Your Mind Everyone is entitled to change their minds.

  4. Post-Hurricane Info On Falling Tree Limbs

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, over 3 years ago.

    Generally, an act of God (hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes) will not result in any personal liability. There are (as in everything else) some possible exceptions.

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  5. The Basics About Non-Compete Clauses

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, over 3 years ago.

    This Brief Legal Guide gives you the nuts and bolts of New York law as it pertains to non-compete clauses in employment.

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  6. How To Sue The State of New York

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, almost 4 years ago.

    Can I sue the State of New York? If you want to sue the State of New York (as well as certain state-related entities) for damages, the lawsuit must be brought in the New York State Court of Claims, w

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  7. The Basics Of Class Action Lawsuits

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, almost 4 years ago.

    What Is A Class Action Lawsuit? Class action lawsuits can be brought under federal law or under New York State law. There is considerable misunderstanding as to what a class action is. Many persons

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  8. What You Should Know About Changing Your Will

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, almost 4 years ago.

    Making Changes To A Will Is Common It’s not uncommon to have second thoughts about a bequest one makes in one’s will. Or sometimes a person who was listed as a beneficiary of certain assets has died

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  9. Anatomy Of A Lawsuit: What You Need To Know

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, almost 4 years ago.

    This brief Legal Guide provides you the basics of how a civil lawsuit progresses, the steps involved, and what to expect as it goes forward.

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  10. The Difference Between State and Federal Courts

    Written by attorney Michael Haber, almost 4 years ago.

    Which Court System Should You Bring a Lawsuit In? There are different jurisdictional requirements. New York State Supreme Court is a court of “general jurisdiction,” meaning that it can handle a ver

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