For New York state probate law, the deceased's will is filed with the probate court, and after any issues are addressed, the judge grants letters testamentary, according to attorney Rudolf J. Karvay. Individuals disputin... More » Government & Politics Law

To start the probate process, you usually need the will, explains New York Life. The executor of the will comes forward and begins the probate process in the county of the decedent's legal residence at the time of his de... More » Government & Politics Law

There are many labor laws in the state of New York. The New York State Department of Labor governs minimum wage, work hours, child labor, wage payments and supplements, industrial homework, apparel industry registration,... More » Government & Politics Law
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