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Michael Haber’s Legal Guides

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  • Can A Spouse Be Disinherited?

    Not All Marriages Made In Heaven Most people provide in their wills for their spouses to receive much, if not all, of their estates. But, as you know, not every marriage is made in heaven — some are

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  • How NY State Employment Discrimination Law Differs From Federal Law

    How Does NY State Protect Against Employment Discrimination? There are many federal statutes dealing with employment discrimination. But New York State (like most states) also provides a separate ar

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  • Disability Discrimination

    What is disability discrimination? Discrimination based on disability is illegal. It occurs when any entity that is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (or, in the case of federal employe

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  • National Origin Discrimination

    Treating an employee or job applicant unfavorably due to national origin, foreign accents, or citizenship can violate the law.

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  • Racial Discrimination

    Treating an employee or job applicant unfavorably due to race or related characteristics (like skin color) is prohibited.

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  • Religious Discrimination In the NY Workplace

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits treating employees differently due to their religious practices or beliefs.

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  • Contested Estates 101

    This Quick Legal Guide gives you the nuts and bolts of challenging the probate of a will.

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  • Do You Even Need A Will?

    Are There Good Reasons To Avoid Making A Will? You’ve thought about making up a will. And you intend to do it. At some point. It’s just that (pick one!): - It’s a busy time for you. - You hav

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  • Employment Law Basics

    What does it mean that employment is generally “at will”? “At will” means that, usually, either the employer or employee is free to end the employment relationship. In other words, the employee is f

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  • Do You Need A Lawyer To File Employment Discrimination Charges?

    Am I Required To Have An Attorney? There is no legal requirement that you have a lawyer to file a charge of discrimination. But the fact that there’s no legal requirement doesn’t make it a wise and

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