You can't ignore church discipline when establishing your risk management policies. Litigation is on the rise, but you can take steps to help minimize legal problems.
You should work with legal counsel to:
Learn more about this issue in our article Avoiding Lawsuits Arising from Church Discipline.
The Discipline of Nonmembers by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, © Copyright 1999 by Church Law and Tax Report.
Church Discipline and the Courts by Lynn R. Buzzard & Thams S. Brandon, Jr. Tyndal House Publishers, 1987.
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The information we provide is intended to be helpful, but it does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney in your area. Accordingly, no attorney/client relationship is created through this process, and no legal advice will be provided. We strongly encourage you to regularly consult with a local attorney as part of your risk management program.
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