Louisiana Energy, Oil and Gas Questions & Answers

Q: If I sign a employment agreement in which I'm to receive 30% of my annual salary as a bonus each year plus an addition %

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Energy, Oil and Gas for Louisiana on
Answered on Dec 6, 2017
Charles Joseph Stiegler's answer
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 bankruptcy. This is a highly fact-specific question, and cannot be answered without more precise details regarding the contract and the company's legal status.


Q: How much would denied inheritance cost? Where do one even began the research or who shall one contact?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Civil Rights, Energy, Oil and Gas and Land Use & Zoning for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 26, 2017
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
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 be creative in how they charge to make their representation affordable to you, including charging a percentage of the recovery, billing hourly, or a combination of the two. Give me a call, and I'll be...

Q: Is it legal for the town or city you stay in ,to turn off your water & gas supply, in Louisiana

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Environmental and Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 3, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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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