Q: Is an association of affiliated churches considered a religious organization for the purposes of Title 16 of the NJ Code
A: I think I would need more information to answer this question - are you applying for a benefit? My preliminary analysis is that many or most churches are part of an "association of affiliated churches." I think the definitive answer would come from if the HEAD organization that leads the affiliates is its own legal entity, then that would be regarded as a religious organization. I have represented a number of religious organizations in various capacities. Good luck. Rodney Alberto, Esq. www.albertobrothers.com, 732-200-0779
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