Church Litigation News 01/27/2023

church litigation Jan 28, 2023

(January 26) Judge Awards County, Christ Church $100k In Frederica Road Lawsuit | GA

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit that sought to halt the relocation of a section of Frederica Road in front of Christ Church Frederica must pay nearly $100,000 to the church and Glynn County in costs and attorney fees, Superior Court Judge Roger B. Lane has ruled.

In an order issued Wednesday, Lane awarded $40,143.32 to the county and $56,692.30 to Christ Church from the Center for a Sustainable Coast and county resident Jeff Kilgore.

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(January 25) Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal Lawsuit Investigation

If you or a loved one were sexually abused or assaulted by a Catholic priest or another Catholic church leader, you can get legal help from attorneys working with Top Class Actions.

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(January 24) Ayahuasca Church Takes DEA Fight To 11th Circuit

An Orlando, Florida, church that uses the psychedelic ayahuasca in religious ceremonies is urging the Eleventh Circuit to reconsider a lower court's dismissal of its lawsuit against federal drug enforcers.

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(January 23) Fasting Celebration Church Founders Expected In Court To Fight Eviction Notice | Jacksonville, FL

Stovall and Kerri Weems, the founders of Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida, are expected to return to court on Monday afternoon to fight a push from the current leaders of the church to evict them from a Black Hammock Island home that was purchased as a parsonage.

Celebration Church is demanding in a lawsuit that the Weemses, who are expected in court at 1 p.m. Monday, vacate the million-dollar waterfront parsonage because they completely resigned from all work with the church in April 2022.  

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