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    The Perseverance of William Dukes

    Written by attorney Terry S. Lu - William Dukes was incarcerated for 15 years, 6 months, 2 days, and 45 minutes for a crime he didn’t commit. In 1993, a grandmother and her granddaughter were discovered dead in a bathtub. Based upon questionable witness testimony, the police focused their investigation on William...  Read More...

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    Stay Off the Charitable Solicitation Naughty List

    Charitable solicitation is more complex than just asking for donations. In fact, there are a number of essential regulatory procedures that nonprofits must stay up to date with to stay off the charitable solicitation “naughty list.” To ensure that your nonprofit organization is good this holiday season, keep the following information in mind as you plan and develop the organization’s fundraising activities.  Read More...

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    Important Year-End Reminder for Clergy

    Written by attorney Richard C. Baker - It’s that time of year again and high on the list among the things that a church should be considering at year’s end is the housing allowance for its ministers for the next calendar year, 2020. The housing allowance is a very important tax benefit for ministers but, without proper attention, can be lost or diminished for a specific year.  Read More...

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    The Twelve Days of Lawyers for Jesus

    Mauck & Baker produced a record amount of 113 Lawyers for Jesus shows this year! We’ve appreciated the support of our listeners every step of the way, and had a lot of amazing guests. Although every interview was special, we’ve chosen the “12 days of Lawyers for Jesus” that will be especially inspiring to you this Christmas season.  Read More...

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    Christmas Songs in the Languages of Our Firm

    Our firm is comprised of many diverse lawyers. On this page, you’ll learn the languages, cultural backgrounds, and voices of Mauck & Baker through popular Christmas songs.   Read More...

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    Preachers, Petitioners, and Protesters

    What can Christian evangelists, petition passers, and Trump protesters all get behind? The answer would be free speech, as yet another group has now objected to the rules in Millennium Park where officials continue to violate this fundamental right. A hearing which occurred on both 11/7 and 11/8 yielded some interesting perspectives from the City’s witness testimonies.  Read More...

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    Cooperation Saves a Life from Abortion

    Having allies can make all the difference when it comes to quick action in a critical situation. We witnessed one such example of this recently when our firm and several others were contacted by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) regarding a situation where a young woman was in need of protection from her parents who were coercing to get an abortion.  Read More...

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    He’s Back! – Andrew Willis Returns to Mauck & Baker in a New Way

    He’s back! After a three year hiatus, Andrew Willis has returned to our firm in a new way.Andrew's connection to Mauck & Baker began when he was hired as the firm's communications manager shortly after graduating from Liberty University in 2014. But a year and a half later, Andrew left to follow his calling to become a lawyer.  Read More...

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    Avoiding and Navigating Legal Crises in Your Church

    In conjunction with AM 1160's FREE annual pastors' conference, Mauck & Baker is hosting a panel on Friday, November 15, to discuss common crises that occur within churches, and how to both prevent them and navigate them if they occur. The panel will consist of four knowledgeable Christian professionals, each experienced in a different area crucial to the well-being, accountability, safety, and compliance of your congregation.  Read More...

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    The Simplest Guide to Buying Real Estate

    Are you ready to buy your very first home? Maybe you’ve found a low-cost property that you want to wisely invest in. Whatever your reason for purchasing real estate, this article will guide you step-by-step through the process to a successful closing once you've identified real estate you are interested in.  Read More...

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