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Michael Haber’s Legal Guides

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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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  • Contested Estates 101

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

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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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  • Racial Discrimination

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Intestacy (or Dying Without A Will)

    What happens when a person dies without a will? A person who dies without a will is said to die “intestate.” When a person does have a will, the person’s assets are divided and distributed in accor

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  • Estate Tax 101

    What Is Estate Tax? Estate tax is a tax that is collected on the transfer of one’s assets after death. It is determined by adding all of the decedent’s date-of-death assets and then applying an vari

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