Churches Legal Questions and Answers

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Can the pastor veto any decisions as church organization president?

The senior Pastor retired and the board voted him in as the president over the church org. as president can he veto any decisions that the board makes?

03/29/2011   |   Category: Churches   |   State: Ohio   |   #24522

Can Church Members Demand an Accounting and Require a Church to Disclose Funds?

Is it legal for church to keep the church funds hidden from the church members?

02/17/2010   |   Category: Churches   |   State: West Virginia   |   #21013

Can members of the church sue the pastor to recover legal expenses?

We are currently in a legal battle with the Pastor of our church. The portion of the congregation who brought the suit hired their own lawyer and paid him out of their own funds. However, the Pastor, after removing most of the offical staff and putting his own people in place has used $30,000 of the churces funds to pay his lawyer. We won the court case to put the offical staff...

03/04/2009   |   Category: Churches   |   State: Washington   |   #15444

Can Pastor Recieve Annual Percentage of Church Income?

Can a pastor of a church receive a percentage of what the church takes in annually?

05/11/2007   |   Category: Churches   |   State: Georgia   |   #4467
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