Dallas Oil and Gas Royalty Disputes Lawyers
Mineral rights have become an increasingly important asset in the American economy, particularly with the boom in natural gas production currently underway. For many property owners, the discovery of oil or gas deposits on their property can be a vital source of income. However, it is not uncommon for disputes to arise between property owners and oil and gas companies over appropriate royalties for access to these mineral rights.
Oil and gas royalty disputes can be difficult to resolve on your own, and the assistance of trained legal counsel is often essential to ensuring that property owners get the justice they deserve. If you are involved in an oil or gas royalty dispute in Fort Worth or Dallas, the lawyers from Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. can appreciate how much the outcome may matter to you and your family, and we are committed to fighting for the rights of mineral rights owners in these situations.
Our Oil and Gas Royalty Dispute Practice Areas
Oil and gas royalty disputes can arise for a number of different reasons, and at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C., we are experienced in helping clients whose cases involve:
- Claims for failure to appropriately market production
- Claims for post-production cost deductions
- Market value royalty claims
- Division order and lease provision discrepancies
- Producing companies and lease beneficiary disputes
- Nonpayment or delayed royalty payments
- Defective division order title opinions
If you are involved in an oil or gas royalty dispute of any kind, make sure you have an experienced legal professional on your side who can help you effectively deal with the situation.
What is an oil and gas dispute?
An oil and gas dispute arises when oil or gas is discovered on a property and the property owner and the oil and gas companies cannot decide who has the mineral rights. We understand that this is a complex issue and that dealing with the large companies involved in this industry can be very intimidating. However, the lawyers at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. have years of experience dealing with these companies and know exactly how to quickly and easily resolve the issues. Our attorneys will also protect you from any entity that may be attempting to harass you for your mineral rights. If you discover oil or gas on your property, it is important to seek legal counsel to learn exactly what this means for you and your family and our attorneys can help you.
What should I do if oil and gas companies are harassing me?
While some oil and gas companies may attempt to encroach on your land, other companies may try to harass you into giving up or short-selling your mineral rights. This is completely unacceptable and it is essential to seek legal representation as soon as possible. Consulting with an attorney can help you decide the best course of action for your mineral rights. An experienced attorney can help you decide if you legal intervention is necessary to end the harassment. Large companies may try to intimate you and take advantage of the fact that you may not have that much experience in dealing with oil and gas royalties. A skilled attorney will be able to assist you in learning the ins and outs of oil and gas property rights and royalties. An attorney will also protect you financially in the case that you decide to sell your rights.
Do I need an attorney?
The discovery of gas or oil deposits on your property can prove to be a vital source of income. However, this discovery comes with a huge responsibility and unexpected stress. Mineral rights are very important in the American economy and we understand how important royalties can be for your family. Oil and gas royalty disputes are often very difficult to resolve on your own. We are here to fight on your behalf to ensure that your rights are protected. The attorneys at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C. are dedicated to standing up for our clients in the case of an oil and gas dispute. Our attorneys can quickly and efficiently work through your case while keeping you informed of your rights every step of the way. We can help determine who is the rightful owner of the rights on your property and settle this dispute to benefit you while informing you exactly what your ownership means for you and your family.
What Will a Lawyer Do For Me?
Because these disputes involve a complicated combination of contract law and property law, your attorney will be a vital resource to you. Your attorney will advise you of your rights and options and will be there to help you litigate against the other party. Because the other party is often a major company with significant resources at its disposal, it is critical to have an attorney with the right resources and skill to litigate effectively on your behalf.
Talk to an Oil and Gas Royalty Dispute Attorney in Fort Worth Today
If you are involved in a dispute concerning oil or gas royalties, we can help. Contact the attorneys at Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C., by calling (214) 317-4448 today to learn more about our services and how our experienced legal team can help you with your royalties dispute quickly and effectively.