Church Formation & Governance
Build Your Church on a Firm Foundation
If you are looking to form a new church in your community, our firm can
help you navigate this complex process. We understand that your focus
is on caring for your congregation. You shouldn't have to worry about
understanding the tax code, whether your bylaws are written right, or
whether your filed the right IRS forms for tax-exempt status; that's our job.
In addition to providing personalized services, we also keep our rates
affordable. We offer special flat fee packages and discounted rates for
churches. With more than 22 years of legal experience, our Dallas nonprofit
attorney truly care about the clients we work with.
Why work with us?
While you may have a calling to plant a new church, it doesn't mean
you have to do it alone. Perliski Law Group has the resources and knowledge
needed to handle any legal challenges you may face. We will personally
consult with you about any laws and/or regulations you may face during
the process, such as management practices, church fundraising, pastor
employment, and compensation guidance. In addition, we are always there
to keep you aware of any activities that could put your tax-exempt status at risk.
When you hire us, we help you perform the following services for your church
- Draft the Certificate of Formation
- File Articles of Incorporation
- Draft your desired church constitution and bylaws
- Come up with organizational meeting minutes and resolutions
- Draft a conflict of interest, compensation, and reimbursement policy
- Handle the application for 501(c)-tax exempt status
Having a properly written set of bylaws and a strong church constitution
will help you provide sound governance to your church. Planting a new
church is hard work, but the attorneys at the
Perliski Law Group are here to help.
If you are ready to start planning your new church, be sure to
contact our legal team today.