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Church Volunteer Given 35-Year Prison Sentence for Raping a Minor Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Loses Land Title by “Adverse Possession” Member access only

Church Property

Ministerial Exception Prevents Court from Resolving Discrimination Lawsuit Member access only

Employment Practices

Indiana Court Rules Couple Who Reported Suspected Child Abuse May Sue for Having Identity Exposed Member access only

Child Abuse Reporting

Indiana Court Rules First Amendment Prevents It from Resolving Pastor’s Compensation Lawsuit Member access only

Clergy - Discipline and Removal

Court Awards School Teacher Damages in Suit against Diocese for Disparity in Female and Male Employee Treatment Member access only

Employment Practices

Social Media and Sexual Offenses Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Failed Shooter Prevention and Fault Member access only

Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Indiana's Marriage Solemnization Statute Shows Clergy Preference Member access only


Document Stating Affiliated-Denomination Properties Were Owned by Denomination Is Not Enforceable Member access only

Church Property

Church Officials Reduce Counseling Payouts for Victim of Abuse Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Insurance: Investigation Cooperation Requirements Member access only


Defamation Via Email Member access only


Former Pastor Sues Church for Breach of Compensation Agreement Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Compensation

Chaplains and Miranda Warnings Member access only

Criminal Liability

Wills and Estates Member access only

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Protecting the Church's Pocketbook Member access only

Court Rules Members Had Legal Authority to Retain or Remove Pastor Member access only

Clergy - Removal

Recent Developments in Indiana Regarding Church Reportig Obligations Member access only

Recent Development in Indiana Regarding Employment Practices Member access only

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Politics and the Church

Politics and the Church Member access only

Tax and legal guidelines faith-based organizations need to know before jumping into the political fray.
Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries

Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries  Member access only

Essential items to consider before you bring new clergy or staff on board.