I was a member of a Protestant Church(Baptist) in. In
I was a member of a Protestant Church(Baptist) in Virginia. In November 2013 during a meeting with Pastor and Minister of Music which I attended as Chairman of the Deacons and Personnel Team Leader. I… read more
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Let's say my 8% is 800,000. If I owe the IRS 50K for
Let's say my 8% is 800,000. If I owe the IRS 50K for example, will they just take 50K? Plus of course tax... leaving me with around 450K?I've already sat down with IRS Agent and signed everything rega… read more
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We have a 91-year old lady in our church that is the
We have a 91-year old lady in our church that is the director of our day care center. She has 12 people working for her. She sits at her desk all day and will turn over the responsibilities of running… read more
25,231 satisfied customers
I am /was the pastor of a local church in Compton for 5
i am /was the pastor of a local church in Compton for 5 years and was terminated by the board of the church led by the son of the late pastor/founder who in 2008 installed me as his replacement according to the bylaws accepted by the church in 1963. In the bylaws it is stated exactly how the pastor is to be "hired" (appointed"( and "fired". These bylaws and my appointment to the office were challenged in court in 2010 by a disgruntled deacon and judged legal, valid, and actionable. However, the son of the late pastor coveted the position and after becoming head of the board he got them to fire me (totally against the bylaws) and put them in the position. He also refused to give me any of the financial termination awards called for--which I sued for in August 2016 in small claims court and won the judgement. The sudden loss of income has caused a lot of problems to my family (I'm 72 in April … read more
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I am trying to figure how to handle a delicate situation and
I am trying to figure how to handle a delicate situation and hoping Recently my mom passed away she was the owner /founder and only governing body of a non- profit (church 501c3 ) I found out recently… read more
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My mother has cancer and is a shut-in in our congregation.
My mother has cancer and is a shut-in in our congregation. The pastor is in a snit because for some reason he insists that both pastors be here when she recieves communion. There is no church document… read more
1,233 satisfied customers
I have had my character assinated by a church leader..though
I have had my character assinated by a church leader..though words were never ever spoken, I was shown, insulted, to leave the church...6 years ago,, it's like a good ol boys club. My photo was hung u… read more
D. WINOGO ESQ.
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Is it true that if a pastor has an affair with a woman of legal
Is it true that if a pastor has an affair with a woman of legal age he will still go to jail even if the person consented to it and it was oral sex and grinding never penetration the woman claimed to … read more
Attorney at Law
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I am a member of a small church. Our Pastor passed in May 2010,
I am a member of a small church. Our Pastor passed in May 2010, and now his wife, the First Lady, has gone to the Secretary of State and incorporated the church listing herself as the CEO, including 3… read more
Counselor at Law
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Hi, I am a member of the church where the pastor (53 y/o female)
Hi, I am a member of the church where the pastor (53 y/o female) has engaged in character defamation with regards XXXXX XXXXX toward my family. My family feels maligned by the false allegations put fo… read more
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a woman whom i know who lives out of state texted me several
a woman whom i know who lives out of state texted me several messages degrading my character, one text message said that im a whore, shameless, pitiful...etc. Can i sue her for defamation or slander?H… read more
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We need some direction on church law, if there is such a thing.
We need some direction on church law, if there is such a thing. We are required to have an attorney present at a meeting where we will be voting on a pastor. There is a candidate that the church membe… read more
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A former friend of mine has a personal dispute with me and
A former friend of mine has a personal dispute with me and went as far as to have the pastors of her church ban me from attending a Bible Study there just because she is involved in it and doesn't wan… read more
Attorney & Counselor
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My father is from Texas, his great grandparents are from ...
My father is from Texas, his great grandparents are from Mexico, his mother passed when he was 8,and he was raised by his sisters, which 2 were older that him. My dad now is now being accused of 9 cou… read more
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The State of Massachuset legalize the union between ...
The State of Massachuset legalize the union between two persons of the same sex. There are many churches that are again that law for religious reasons. My question is, What would happen to a minister … read more
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