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May 26-June 2, 2020
There is a local nonprofit that has been lying dormant for the past ten years. All the board members have died and no one has stepped up to get it operating. I went to the secretary of state here and filled out paperwork to become its registered agent. I've checked the bylaws and there's nothing written that prevents me from becoming the registered agent. On this basis, am I legally the nonprofit's registered agent since no one owns the nonprofit? Answer

Employment Law


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Lead Stories


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Lessons from Litigation


A trustee found liable for breach of fiduciary duty and ordered to pay $1.6 million in attorney...Read more

Montana Court says Jehovah’s Witnesses need not report child abuse

The Montana state Supreme Court has reversed...

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A nonprofit CEO who accepted a substantial...

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Tax Matters

May 26, 2020

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has vacated a trial court decision granting real estate...Read more

Deduction for easement denied for wrong termination formula

The Internal Revenue Service has won another...

Court refuses to consider nonbelievers’ challenge to church exemption

A federal District Court in the District of...

Donor Advised Funds continue to grow

The total number of donor advised funds and...

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