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Buying and Selling Churches in Virginia: the First Amendment’s Surprising Influence

Sooner or later, every church deals with the purchase or sale of real estate. As you might expect, this process is a little different than buying or selling a home. Much of this difference results from the way the First Amendment and Virginia’s tradition of religious liberty shapes courts’ interactions with churches.

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How to Keep Your Church From Getting Sued

Churches in the Commonwealth of Virginia are covered by the doctrine of Charitable Immunity, which keeps individuals that benefit from a charity from bringing legal action against the charity because of negligence on the part of a charity employee. Who benefits from a charity? Potentially, anyone who walks into a church or participates in any of...
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