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Not For Profit

Not for Profit Organizations or Corporations are typically formed for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, educational or other societal purposes. Obtaining not for profit status from the taxing authorities such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is an important aspect of Not For Profit Corporation law. The firm has obtained not for profit status for a number of Not For Profit Corporations. There are many different ways to organize a not for profit organization and it is wise to use an attorney to determine how to organize it and how to continue to run it in an appropriate manner. The firm advises not for profit organizations in these matters.

Not for Profit Organization law can include the following categories:

  • Agricultural Societies
  • Athletic Associations
  • Benevolent Associations
  • Cemetery Associations
  • Charitable Associations
  • Charities
  • Church
  • Civic Associations
  • Club
  • Golf Clubs
  • Commercial Associations
  • Condominium Associations
  • Consumer Cooperatives
  • Consumer Credit Associations
  • Credit Unions
  • Educational Associations
  • Fireman Associations
  • Foundations
  • Fraternal Orders
  • Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
  • Horticultural Associations
  • Hospitals
  • Incorporating Not for Profit Organizations
  • Industrial Associations
  • Literary Associations
  • Livestock or Poultry Associations
  • Marketing Associations
  • Medical Health Associations
  • Mental Health Associations
  • Patriotic Associations
  • Political Associations
  • Professional Associations
  • Property Ownership Cooperatives
  • Public Safety Associations
  • Religious Societies
  • Research Associations
  • Rotary Clubs
  • Scientific Associations
  • Social Associations
  • State Crop Improvement Associations
  • Telephone Cooperatives
  • Trade Associations
  • Water Supply Cooperatives
  • Unions

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  • Sheridan v. E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 100 F.3d 1061 (3rd Cir. 1996) (en banc) (Plaintiff's jury verdict and the "pretext only" paradigm for proof of intentional discrimination established).
  • Hawkins v. Division of State Police, et al., C.A. No. 99-297-SLR (Religious discrimination case which successfully obtained an offer of judgment and caused the State to stop using the MMPI-1.
  • Miller v. Daimler Chrysler Corp., C. A. No. 01-827-JJF (D.Del. 2003) (Race Discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Panaro v. J.C. Penny, Inc., C.A. 01C-02-010 JOH, 2002 WL 130692 (Del. Super. 2002)(In a personal injury case, admission into evidence of direct examination of deceased deponent/plaintiff does not.
  • Price, et al. v. L. Aaron Chaffinch, et al., C.A. No. 04-956-GMS, 2006 WL 1313178 (D.Del. 2006) (First Amendment Retaliation, Petitions Clause and Defamation Claims survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Reyes v. Freebery, 141 Fed. Appx. 49 (3d Cir. 2005) (per curiam) remanding to District Court to explain its restrictions on the public's right to access to judicial records and counsel's First Amendment.
  • Underwood v. Sear Roebuck and Co., 343 F.Supp.2d 259 (D.Del. 2004) (Gender discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Shotzberger v. State of Delaware Dept. Of Correction, 2004 WL 758354 (D.Del. Jan. 30, 2004) (Gender discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgement).
  • Stull v. Thomas S. Neuberger, P.A., 2003 WL 21481016 (Del. Super. Febr. 28, 2003) (Effect of Delaware accord and satisfaction law on a contract for legal services).
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