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Michael Haber’s Legal Guides

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  • Post-Hurricane Info On Falling Tree Limbs

    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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  • The Basics About Non-Compete Clauses

    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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  • How To Sue The State of New York

    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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  • The Basics Of Class Action Lawsuits

    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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  • What You Should Know About Changing Your Will

    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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  • Anatomy Of A Lawsuit: What You Need To Know

    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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  • The Difference Between State and Federal Courts

    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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  • The Basics About A Power Of Attorney

    What Is A Power Of Attorney? A power of attorney is a document by which a person designates someone else to act on his or her behalf. It is a powerful document and must be treated as such. The pers

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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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  • 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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