The attorneys of Sell & Melton LLP understand that not-for-profit organizations require the same level of quality legal representation as for-profit businesses do. Our firm assists not-for-profit clients in every aspect of their operations, from formation and compliance to board advisory and fundraising guidelines. By providing them with skilled legal service, we help charitable organizations uphold their philanthropic missions, maintain legal compliance and continue to thrive.
Practical Advice for Nonprofit Organizations
At Sell & Melton LLP, we believe that not-for-profits play an important role in our community. Our attorneys work hard to fully support that role in whatever way we can, including strong volunteer participation and philanthropic endeavors. We make it our goal to understand each not-for-profit organization’s specific mission and goals, and then personalize our representation to help each organization realize them. We help to ensure success whether the organization is just forming or has a rich history in the community.
Comprehensive Legal Services for Not-For-Profits
We advise not-for-profit clients on all aspects of their formation and operation, including:
- Not-for-profit formation (501(c) organization)
- Filing for tax exempt status (Form 1023)
- Filing annual tax returns (Form 990)
- Regulatory compliance
- Corporate governance
- Drafting of bylaws and resolutions
- Public-private partnerships
- Joint ventures
- Advising not-for-profit board members
- Establishing fundraising and planned giving guidelines
Our Georgia law firm provides not-for-profit board member education for charitable organizations. During these orientation sessions, we advise new board members on their rights, responsibilities and how to carry out their duty to the organization.
Bibb County Attorneys Handling Corporate Governance Matters
Our lawyers are ready to help clients address a range of complex legal issues. Contact our office at 478-746-8521 to discuss your specific matter with one of our Macon attorneys for nonprofit organization representation.