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Who Can Sign Church Documents?

Who Can Sign Church Documents? Member access only

A recent court case offers insights and warnings for giving signatory authority.
Requirements for Hiring Foreign Nationals at Your Church

Requirements for Hiring Foreign Nationals at Your Church Member access only

From eligibility to site visits to records, recent headlines reiterate the need for compliance
Law Topics
  • Board & Governance
    Administration, denominations, boards, polity, mandatory policies
  • Clergy
    Key rights and potential liabilities for ordained religious leaders; counseling, penitent privilege
  • Employment
    Hiring, termination, compensation and benefit law, discrimination, privacy, minimum wage, overtime, payday laws, workers’ compensation, worker classification
  • Property
    Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property
  • Religious Freedom

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Benevolence Fund Basics

Benevolence Fund Basics Member access only

Help your church develop a tax-compliant benevolence ministry.
Your Guide To Employee Handbooks

Your Guide To Employee Handbooks Member access only

If updated regularly, an employee handbook can offer valuable legal protection against civil court claims made by disgruntled staff members.