Megachurch Founder Seeks $5M in Bankruptcy Court Claim

Law360, Los Angeles (November 2, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT) -- In a high-stakes bankruptcy court trial, the Rev. Robert Schuller is battling the megachurch he created, claiming Crystal Cathedral Ministries owes him about $5 million under an agreement that was written before he left as senior pastor in 2005.

Testimony is scheduled to resume Wednesday in the trial of the claims for breach of contract and copyright infringement that Schuller and members of his family filed against Crystal Cathedral Ministries. The church sought bankruptcy protection in October 2010, blaming a 30 percent drop in donations associated...
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