Our Nonprofit (NPO) Law Team

Myers Widders Ventura law firm can incorporate your nonprofit & establish a board of directors. Douglas Bordner
Myers Widders Ventura lawyer Jacquelyn Ruffi can incorporate your nonprofit & establish a board of directors.
Myers Widders Ventura law firm can incorporate your nonprofit & establish a board of directors. Randall George
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Myers Widders understands what makes nonprofits different. Our Nonprofit/Tax-Exempt Practice serves tax-exempt organizations and foundations throughout California.


We concentrate on

  • Formation

  • Governance

  • Tax (federal, state and local)

  • General day-to-day business and corporate issues

  • Refine your mission and vision statement

  • Incorporate

  • Obtain State and Federal exemption status

  • Establish a board of directors

  • Obtain in-depth training

  • Compliance

  • Insurance disputes

  • Labor and employment matters

  • Litigation












Our experienced and compassionate attorneys have provided these services to all types of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including

  • Charitable organizations

  • Educational organizations

  • Medical research organizations

  • Hospitals

  • Private foundations

  • Social welfare organizations

  • Think tanks

  • Arts and cultural institutions

  • Labor organizations

  • Trade associations

  • Social clubs

  • Political organizations

  • Community associations (HOA)

  • and other non-profit organizations.












We offer comprehensive counsel to nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, assisting them with respect to all aspects of nonprofit corporate formation, maintenance and representation.

  • Preparing all organizational documents, e.g. articles of incorporation, bylaws, trusts)

  • Preparation and filing of the Form 1023 or 1024 Applications for Recognition of Exemption under Sections 501(c) 3, (c) 4 (c) 6 and (c) 7 of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • Advice as to IRS Form 990 (Annual Tax Information Return)

  • Advising on Operational Issues

  • State Laws Regarding Non-Profit Legal Status

  • State Regulatory Compliance

  • Governance and Policy Issues

  • Conflicts of Interest Policies and Interpretation

  • Duties of Board of Directors and Officers

  • Real Estate Transactions

  • Third Party Contracts

  • Formation, Restructuring and Dissolution Issues

  • Liabilities of Volunteers and Internships


Whether you are considering forming a nonprofit organization or you are serving on a nonprofit organization, we are equipped to handle all your related legal matters. Call us at (805) 644-7188 today.


T: (805) 644-7188

F: (805) 644-7390

5425 Everglades St. Ventura, CA 93003

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Arroyo Grande / Atascadero / Avila Beach / Buellton / Camarillo / Carpinteria / Castaic / Fillmore / Goleta / Grover Beach / Lompoc / Los Osos / Moorpark / Morro Bay / Newhall / Ojai / Oxnard / Paso Robles / Piru / Pismo Beach / Port Hueneme / San Luis Obispo / Santa Barbara / Santa Clarita / Santa Maria / Santa Paula / Saugas / Simi Valley /  Stevenson Ranch / Thousand Oaks / Valencia / Ventura

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