Understanding sexual abuse liability coverage is key to a building a strong ministerial insurance portfolio.
The discovery rule is an exception to the statute of limitations with far-reaching implications for both abuse victims and churches.
The Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child Sex Abuse Victims Act of 2022 places no time limits on when victims can sue.
Pastors, church boards and everyday church members should understand the liability that can come with a decades-old abuse claim.
As state and federal lawmakers understandably expand abuse victims' rights, Church Law & Tax examines what it all means for churches.
Learn how to help keep kids safe, the right way to respond to allegations of abuse, and legal requirements related to reporting and screening.
How do we protect our members from known sex offenders?
Churches need to develop solid boundaries and a good reporting structure.
Resolution calls pastors and church leaders to adhere to high ethical standards and establish practices to prevent misconduct and address accusations appropriately.
How this 14-step plan can help protect the most vulnerable.
Webinar Recording: Create a plan for your church to help prevent child abuse and sexual harassment.
What to consider as you create plans and policies.
An attorney’s advice for organizations on preventing and responding to child sexual abuse.
Awareness of the issue has grown, and caring for victims of past abuse is key
Implement these tips to minimize the risk to your church's children.
Consider the insights of legal experts on the topic.
Youth workers have ethical and legal duties they must fulfill.
Churches can be liable for injuries sustained during church activities on the basis of negligent supervision.
Why churches must understand the severe nature of a pedophile's offenses.
What churches must note for hiring and employment decisions.