Jason Cobb was one of the four elders serving in the Menlo Park (California) Kingdom Hall dismissed from their “theocratic assignments” effective July 1, 2010. For reasons of his own, Jason chose not to take part as a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit filed the following August by his father, Jonathan Cobb Sr., and fellow […]
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Properties become part of the Watchtower Society’s real estate portfolio. They are tax-free when they are acquired, tax-free while owned, and tax-free when sold.
By “MadSweeney” [Edited transcript of a podcast first aired on June 11, 2011.] Some time from late 2008 and throughout 2009, the circuit overseer that manages the Menlo Park and Redwood South congregations in California, named Koehler, began pushing the Menlo Park body of elders in several ways. One thing he wanted was for them […]
On May 23, 2011 former elders of a California congregation filed two documents in Federal Court in San Francisco as part of their lawsuit against certain representatives of the Watchtower Society. The plaintiffs were elders of the Menlo Park Kingdom Hall prior to July 2010. Because their court documents have been released and are in the […]
Since the previous article about the Menlo Park Kingdom Hall court case, published two weeks ago, I’ve received some updates and a few corrections.
Editor’s Note: Although I have been able to accumulate a great deal of information from various sources, and have managed to make contact with several individuals familiar with the details and status of this case, I want to make it absolutely clear that I have had no personal contact with the plaintiffs or their legal […]