Church Law and Real Estate

Real estate owned by a religious organization can be the cause of disputes within congregations.

Resolution of disputes concerning church property requires legal expertise, knowledge of church law, and a comfort with tax exemptions for churches. Our real estate attorneys advise clients on complicated church property matters. We help religious organizations and other non-profit organizations acquire, sell, develop, finance, construct, lease and operate real estate, in a manner consistent with a their resources.

Our law firm also provides representation to religious organizations in church insurance matters, title insurance claims and survey matters, boundary line disputes, mechanic's lien claims, applications for variances, breach of contract actions, property dispute resolution and mediation, and conditional use or special exceptions.

Service and Support that Rises Above the Expected.

You can rest assured that our attorneys are experienced in all areas of real estate law and church law. We take the time to talk with you at length, so that we understand the goals of your real estate project and develop the best solution for you. Whenever you need us, our real estate lawyers will be only a phone call away.



We know you need a responsive, caring legal partner that you can rely on. With our team in your corner, you will have the peace of mind knowing that you have a team that understands the challenges your organization faces. We’re focused on finding the best solutions, so you can advance your mission and serve your religious community.

Talk to Us.

To find out how the attorneys of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC can help you address the legal issues facing your organization, call us at 410.995.5800 or email an attorney from our Church Law and Religious Organization Practice Group. We represent churches and religious organizations in matters before the state and federal courts located in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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