Churches are often the first to offer relief. Here's how to become part of the effort.
New laws extend, and in some cases, eliminate statutes of limitations for filing civil lawsuits in connection with abuse cases.
Eye-popping property damage insurance claims show why churches even in warmer states need to prepare and respond when winter weather looms large.
Richard Hammar covers what church leaders should know—and anticipate—for the rest of 2022 and into 2023.
There are specific rules and other qualifying factors churches must understand.
Current guidance suggests no—unless it is part of a fully developed and compliant self-insured health plan.
And how you can make sure your church isn't one of the statistics.
16 questions to help select and retain your church's insurance.
A 12-question checklist to find out.
Have you created a safe, secure environment for your spiritual care ministry?
What church leaders should know about First Amendment rights, liability, and more.
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On-Demand Webinar: Attorney Richard R. Hammar identifies 15 topics that frequently trip up pastors and church administrators.
15 Things Richard Hammar Wants Pastors to Know
Determine if your church has the right insurance.
Insights to help you successfully navigate the complexities of church administration.
Q&A: Can an Insurance Carrier Exclude a Disabled Pastor’s Housing Allowance from Benefit Calculations?
A pastor’s housing allowance should always be considered part of a pastor’s total salary.
New rules maintain the same tax-favored status for employer contributions toward a traditional group health plan.
Increasing an employee’s paycheck in lieu of participation may jeopardize your medical insurance plan for all participants.
Steps to take to avoid data breaches and other mishaps.
Best practices for preventing lawsuits.
Twelve considerations when purchasing or reviewing this type of insurance policy.