Tag Archives: Corporation

choosing an entity

Choosing the Right Entity

What Type of Business Entity is Right for your Church? Although this article will focus on the formation of a corporation, it is important to understand all the different types of business entities and how they will affect your church. Entity Type: Unincorporated Association An association is formed once two or more individuals mutually agree to act for a common lawful purpose, whether for profit or not. An unincorporated association can act and conduct business in the same manner as the other entities listed below, including holding ownership of real […]

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Corporations in Suspension

Just forming a Corporation is not enough… In California, all corporations, regardless of whether they are formed for profit or not, may be created for any lawful purpose. Unless in suspension, the corporation is recognized by the State and granted certain rights and privileges. In addition to granting, so too can the State take them away. In maintaining a corporation in Active and Good Standing with the State of California requires certain steps be taken, some annual and others biannual. Should a corporation fail to comply with the laws that […]

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Church Officer and Director Liability

Liabilities of being a Board MemberMore often than not, I attend church council meetings that require some action be taken by the church board that results in some form of a corporate resolution. In many cases, the board members present can’t tell me who the officers or directors of the corporation are, or whether or not a quorum is present to ratify their actions. In my attempt to walk the board through the legal impact of their corporate bylaws, many are surprised to hear of the affect that particular document […]

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Church Sale in Westminister

Bushore Church Real Estate

With us, you receive a full and experienced, in-house representation for all of your legal, corporate, and real property needs. Specializing in nearly all matters concerning Church Real Estate. We are a father and son California Real Estate team with offices in northern and southern California. We specialize in nearly all matters concerning Church Real […]

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