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Safeguarding Your Sanctuary – Asset Protection for Churches and Nonprofits

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By H. Robert Showers, Esq. Introduction A church or nonprofit’s corporate structure is vital for both its long-term maintenance and day-to-day operations—but a single corporate structure no longer suffices to protect and provide all available advantages. The 21st century has seen an uptick in secular lawsuits that purposefully target churches and religious nonprofits. This,… Read More »

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West Virginia’s Complicated Relationship with Church Incorporation

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By H. Robert Showers, Esq. and Justin R. Coleman, Esq. West Virginia’s current Constitution prohibits the State from allowing any church under its authority to incorporate, making it the last state not to allow church incorporation. Article VI, Section 47 of the West Virginia Constitution explicitly states: “No charter of incorporation shall be granted… Read More »

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