Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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StateTitle Category

Relevance of Previous Criminal Acts to Employment Decisions Member access only

Former Teacher Cannot Sue for Defamation Member access only

Molestation Suit Against Church Choir Director Tossed Member access only

Can a Church Dismiss Members Who Sue the Church? Member access only

Freedom of Religion

Dismissed Ministers Sue Church and Denomination Member access only

Recovery of Assets for an Estate Member access only

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Zoning Law and Church Property Member access only

Church Property; Zoning

Church-Run Schools and the Equal Pay Act Member access only

Schools

Child Care Worker, Dismissed for Striking Child, Sues Former Employer Member access only

Breach of Contract; Child Abuse

Sales Tax and Religious Organizations Member access only

Dismissed Member Sues Church Member access only

Personal Injuries - Part 1 Member access only

Church Property; Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Wills, Trusts and Estates - Part 1 Member access only

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Personal Injuries - Part 1 Member access only

Zoning Member access only

Church Property; Zoning

Clergy - Part 3 Member access only

Clergy Malpractice; Malpractice

Employee Relations - Part 2 Member access only

Schools

Workers' Compensation Member access only

Workers Compensation

Taxation - Part 1 Member access only

Freedom of Religion - Part 3 Member access only