In this second installment of a series on preventing and navigating internal church disputes, we will discuss issues that arise from church governing documents, and how they can be clarified to prevent litigation and confusion.
In this first installment of a series on preventing and navigating internal church disputes, we discuss church polity and governance as a framework for understanding other legal issues associated with church litigation.
A multi-chapter resource about nonprofit organizations and how they are designed to inform and encourage those who are considering forming a nonprofit organization.
Ministries and non-profits often rely on the help of volunteers or interns. While most volunteers are willing to donate their time, they may not be agreeing to donate their intellectual property.
Why companies like Google have scaled back their free meal programs for employees working remotely, and why the tax issues involved matter for other businesses too.
Under what circumstances can directors of a corporation be personally liable for decisions taken by the board? This post explains where personal exposure might exist for board members.
What are some ways you can implement “corporate social responsibility” in your business or nonprofit and give back to the community?
A multi-chapter resource about the basic terms used in agency law to describe a principal-agent relationship, and gives an overview of the general duties between an agent and principal.
This is a guest post by Eric L. Nesbitt, who practices real estate law. Your Church should carefully review a commercial lease for permissive or restrictive use clauses, parking lot use, hours of access to the property, and responsibility for property damage.
Christian mediation has a foot in two worlds: the peacemaking role of the Church, and the typical legal process for resolving legal disputes short of trial. It can be both spiritually healing and a cost-saving way of approaching problems.