Recent Developments

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‘Ministerial Exception’ Prevents Court from Resolving Dismissed Minister’s Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Member access only

Clergy - Discipline and Removal

Court Rules Marriages Performed in Foreign Country Valid in Maryland Member access only

Marriage

Church's Rights to Build Larger Facility Violated by County Member access only

Church Property

Former Organist Sues Church Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Employment Practices

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees Member access only

Employment Practices

Recent Developments in Church Property Rulings Member access only

Recent Developments in Maryland Regarding Church Elections Member access only

Churches as Historic Landmarks Member access only

Church Property; Church Property Disputes

Man Sues Diocese and Two Priests Over Abuse Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Former Candidate for Priesthood Sues for Defamation Member access only

Defamation; Freedom of Religion

"Repression" and the Statute of Limitations Member access only

Who Controls the Property of a Disaffiliated Church? Member access only

Church Property; Church Property Disputes

Arbitration of Church Disputes Member access only

Arbitration

Failure to Pay Property Taxes Member access only

Church Property

Construction Projects - Part 2 Member access only

Personal Injuries - Part 4 Member access only

Defamation; Invasion of Privacy; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Freedom of Religion - Part 2 Member access only

Freedom of Religion

ChurchSalary

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Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards Member access only

Be aware of ways you can expose yourself to personal legal liability.
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.