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My sister and I was terminated from a family non-profit

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My sister and I was terminated from a family non-profit organization because I questioned her about her personal use of over $180k over a period of 6 yrs or so. We ended up in probate court over my fathers home who died intestate. It was was during that time we found out that the two oldest sisters refilled their non-profit paperwork in February and removed my sister and I as Corporation Officers. we were not notified, there have been no meetings or financial accounting for years. We have been literally shut out.

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?

Per the law, since we were not infield of the change or voted out or given a chance to be heard, the termination should be void. how do I go about suing her?

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

There is no physical agreement. A 501c3 was established with all the siblings as officers. The property isf my fathers church in Oakland.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No that's it.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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