Ownership over oil-rich Oklahoma can be competitive and controversial. Ownership can occur in two ways: surface ownership and mineral rights. Mineral rights is when an individual owns what is under the surface of land and surface ownership means an individual owns what is on the surface of the property.
Land can be owned by one individual, shared by multiple entities, or it can be severed. For this reason, it is important to seek advice from our experienced attorneys so you understand your rights. Our legal team has the resources necessary to examine titles and land deeds to define ownership rights and settle disputes.
Individuals, business owners, and royalty owners alike should know their rights. Our law firm can assert your ownership or defend you against another. Many factors can contribute to ownership disputes like:
- Surface owner/mineral owner disputes
- Boundary disputes
- Title disputes
- Lease disputesQuiet title actions
- Curative title work
- Adverse possession dispute
- Oklahoma Corporation Commission disputes
- Remainderman disputes
- Issues related to the rule against perpetuities
Determining rightful owners can be a long process, we are here to help in these high stakes controversies. Claim your fair share of profit.
Contact the Experienced Lawyers at Prestidge Law Firm
A consultation with our oil and gas ownership dispute attorneys can be arranged by calling (405) 577-7703 or completing our online contact form.