A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Electric utilities usually have the right to remove foliage and other vegetation for safety or access reasons with their equipment. An attorney would probably want to know additional details in answering your...View More
The answer to this question depends on the state in which you own the property. Generally speaking the mineral estate is considered the dominant estate. This means that as a surface owner you have limited rights. Companies usually want to have good relations with the surface owner and will...View More
beneficiaries. This was discovered after trust ended with final tax return. Chesapeake insists there has to be quit claim from trust to beneficiaries in order to claim ownership, but since trust no longer exists, nothing can be conveyed. What should be done?
It is no uncommon for minerals to left out of a trust. In fact the same thing happened to Bing Crosby. It is extremely likely that your father also had a will with a clause that instructed that any property administered is to be put into the Trust. This is known as a...View More
My boyfriend has needed money for a lawyer so he can see his daughter. His friend had been stealing oil equipment and asked my bf to drive him there because he can't drive and in return, he would give him half of the money. Enough to put down on a decent attorney . He was under the... View More
You should not be discussing this in an open forum as it could be investigated and used against you and or your boyfriend. I suggest that you a few criminal defense lawyers in your area, sewt up consultations with them and in prviate discuss your concerns and questions and how you can help your...View More
Usually when a seller reserves mineral rights, they reserve them forever. You might think about negotiating a lower price because you will be getting less than you originally expected, or say no to the reservation of mineral rights, or say yes to only a partial reservation.
Thanks for the question. It's not clear what you mean by "reconstruction in court," but if you are referring to a bankruptcy restructuring, the answer is that companies undergoing bankruptcy may have the right to rescind or reject contracts that were entered into before the...View More
Good Afternoon My father has been deceased for almost 34 yrs. While visiting family, my uncle questioned me about receiving my fathers royalties. I informed him I was unaware of what he was talking about. He began informing me that our family purchased a lot of land and we leased part of the land... View More
I would suggest you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Time delays may apply to limit how far back you can go to collect your father's portion of the royalties. In other words, the longer you wait, the less you may be able to receive in past royalties. As far as cost, attorneys can...View More
If you have paid your gas and water fees, I don't see that it would be.There would have to be a shut off notice for each, I believe.
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