Law of Religious Organizations

With increased government regulation and scrutiny, non-profit, tax exempt and religious organizations must operate with greater transparency than ever before. Recognizing the importance of working with skilled and sophisticated counsel, our clients trust the attorneys at AHHC to provide a wide-range of legal expertise in meeting the complex needs of these organizations.


In order to be effective legal counsel for religious organizations, Ainsa Hutson Hester & Crews LLP attorneys have the necessary expertise with the laws and regulations affecting religious organizations of all faiths and beliefs and understand the extent of constitutional protections that is available to them. Whether it is litigation, complex transactions or tax planning and compliance, AHHC attorneys are sensitive to the pastoral mission of religious organizations and keep the organization’s mission at the forefront of our work. Unique strengths of our practice involve particular expertise in the application of the Code of Canon Law as well as the representation of the Roman Catholic Church throughout the United States.

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