We represented the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee in a dispute with St. Andrew’s Parish’s decision to disaffiliate from the Church in protest to certain doctrinal issues. In their departure, St. Andrew’s claimed ownership of the parish property. The Diocese’s position was that while the individuals are free to leave the Church, the parish property is the property of the Diocese and the Episcopal Church. We litigated this matter on behalf of the Diocese and were granted summary judgment which was affirmed by the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
Summary Judgment for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee
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