Legal Services provides assistance, resources, and legal advice to leaders in the field and at headquarters. The information contained on this website is not intended to be specific legal advice, but is to provide general direction to be used in conjunction with advice from Legal Services and other appropriate areas. Information on this website is provided to give background on legal issues the church may be involved in, and is not intended to be, nor does it constitute the giving of legal advice. It is not a substitute for consulting with Legal Services.
References to federal and state laws appearing in this manual relate to United States law, however, the policies and procedures discussed are applicable, to the extent permitted by local law, to church leaders in all parts of the world.
The website does not cover every topic. Please let us know if there are additional resources you would like to see added.
Legal Services contact information:
During our regular office hours Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM Central Time please call:
816-833-1000 ext. 2217 or 800-825-2806 ext. 2217
|Lori McCrosson||x 2217||Legal Assistant|
|Robert Lewis||x 2272||Paralegal|
|Penny Edwards||x 2221||Paralegal|
|Karen Waring||x 2220||Child Protection Coordinator and Executive Assistant to General Counsel|
|Mark Reiter||x 2218||Legal Counsel|
|Karen Minton||x 2222||General Counsel|
After office hours please call our emergency line: 816-509-2946