Legal Question in Business Law in Maryland

Can church pastor be sued for violation of Church bylaws?

Asked on 1/02/13, 7:30 am

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Dipo Akin-Deko Akin-Deko Professional Services Firm PLLC

It is possible. But it will all depend on what the by-laws say and what type of violation it is. Court's generally do not like to interfere with the operations and decisions of businesses, especially not for profits. A lot of the decisions made by officers of organizations are protected by the business judgement rule; however there are exceptions which depend on what the by-laws say and what the officer of the organization did.

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Answered on 1/02/13, 8:07 am

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