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Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act Provides Clarification for Rules of Conduct

Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act Provides Clarification for Rules of Conduct

Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act Provides Clarification for Rules of Conduct

Members are protected from individual liability for obligations of the association

For years we have counseled groups of unincorporated individuals carrying on nonprofit activities to incorporate in order to obtain a level of protection from individual liability for the association’s obligations.  The law was unclear in many states and individual members of unincorporated associations could often end up with personal liability for the obligations of the association as if it were a general partnership. 

Those rules are slowly changing as more states adopt the Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Law, first promulgated by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 1996, and now the Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association...

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