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Ten Tips for Keeping Your Faith Community Out of Legal Trouble

White Papers

Guidance for churches, dioceses, synagogues, mosques, and other faith communities to avoid exposure to common legal liabilities.

Faith communities face many legal challenges common to for-profit businesses, along with a host of issues unique to religious entities. Husch Blackwell’s Nonprofit Organizations & Religious Institutions team works with hundreds of faith communities to address, assess and avoid legal liabilities. This white paper includes information on:

  • Understanding a faith community’s tax-exempt status
  • Intellectual property issues, including streaming copyrighted material
  • Policies to keep minors and other vulnerable individuals safe
  • Hiring and firing clergy and other staff
  • Navigating political issues

Contact us

If you have questions about how the information in this white paper impacts your nonprofit organization or religious institution, contact Jordan Ault or your Husch Blackwell attorney.


Jordan T. Ault