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Property

Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property

ConnecticutConnecticut

A Church Loses Land to a Family That Maintained It for Years Member access only

A long list of multiple uses and actions performed by the plaintiffs over decades showed the property became theirs through “adverse possession.”
TexasTexas

Understanding Restrictions Placed on Property Deeds Member access only

Ruling offers insights into two types of conditions that may affect how a church owns, uses, sells, or gives away its land.
Can Churches Bar Service Animals?

Can Churches Bar Service Animals? Member access only

What church leaders need to know about discrimination laws and the church.
A Glimpse into the Post-Covid Church

A Glimpse into the Post-Covid Church

How ministry will change with employment, property, operations and more.
A VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE

Introduction: Religious Land Use & The Church

A five-part series on an often overlooked law that can benefit churches.
RLUIPA Case Study: City Walk Urban Mission

RLUIPA Case Study: City Walk Urban Mission

How one religious organization successfully navigated zoning codes.
Religious Land Use & The Church: A Virtual Roundtable
Video Series

Religious Land Use & The Church: A Virtual Roundtable Member access only

What your church needs to know about an often overlooked law.
New YorkNew York

Church Loses Property after Violating Deed Restriction Member access only

Why a New York court said a diocese’s building and land must be returned to the previous owner.
Is a Merger the Right Next Step for Your Church?
Part 1 of 4

Is a Merger the Right Next Step for Your Church? Member access only

A primer on how to do it right.
Finalizing a Merger
Part 4 of 4

Finalizing a Merger Member access only

Moving through the final stages of merging churches—and other options if a merger is not right for you.
The Documents Needed for a Successful Church Merger
Part 2 of 4

The Documents Needed for a Successful Church Merger Member access only

Be sure you collect all the needed paperwork to keep the process moving forward.
Deciding Factors for a Sound Merger
Part 3 of 4

Deciding Factors for a Sound Merger Member access only

Picking the right leaders to decide vision, name, location, staffing—and more.

Lead your ministry with confidence.

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