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Protecting Your Church from Lawsuits

Protecting Your Church from Lawsuits Member access only

Attorney Sally Wagenmaker offers insights on legal risks and liabilities associated with ministry in an interview with Matt Branaugh.
When Is It Wise to Pay for Legal Counsel?

When Is It Wise to Pay for Legal Counsel? Member access only

Attorney Sally Wagenmaker offers guidelines on when to consider paid professionals in an interview with Matthew Branaugh.

Appellate Court: Age Discrimination Claim Against Church May Proceed Member access only

Lower court instructed to evaluate merits of dismissed employee's lawsuit, suggesting possible vulnerability for churches.

Victim May Sue Religious School and Its Leaders for Failing to Report Abuse, Court Says

A negligence claim can proceed on evidence that religious leaders failed to follow state reporting laws.
Q&A: The Ins and Outs of Form 941

Q&A: The Ins and Outs of Form 941 Member access only

Is a church with only one employee who is a minister required to file this form?



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Confronting Gun Violence at Church

Confronting Gun Violence at Church Member access only

Help your congregation feel secure in your house of worship.
Sex Offenders in the Church

Sex Offenders in the Church Member access only

Legal and safety concerns to address when dealing with a sex offender.