Dealing with an ex over the custody and care of your child can be frustrating. That is why it’s a good idea to have terms in place that cover situations such as vacations etc. Depending on what your custody...

Oil and gas is an industry that has been making substantial money for countless people in America for more than a century. Because of the tremendous wealth that is at stake in regards to protecting one’s rights to their...

The rule of capture is an important part of oil and gas law. The rule states that the first entity to capture a resource becomes the owner that resource. However, there are important limitations to the rule of capture and there are some common situations when the rule...

Oil and gas interest (often referred to as rights) is a very complex form of law and has many different definitions regarding who owns what and for how long. Ownership interest can be inherited, sold, bought, leased, and deeded to corporations all depending on the way legal forms are worded. Some of...

The rule of capture is a foundational aspect of American natural resources law. It governs the often complicated question of “who owns it?” in oil, gas, and other natural resource cases. It is important that you un...

Property rights are a big deal. This is especially true in states like Oklahoma where oil and gas are a major industry. Some landowners are surprised to learn that they don’t own the minerals under the land they own, and thus, they cannot benefit from oil and gas leases that they want to take part...

The development of any natural resource, particularly oil or gas, has the potential to have an adverse impact on the environment. Developers have some legal obligations to mitigate possible disruptive effects. Recently, the...

An oil and gas lease agreement is a contract between someone who owns the mineral rights for a certain piece of land (the lessor) and someone who wishes to explore the land for the minerals under the ground (the lessee). There are many different ways to write an oil and gas lease and different types...

When relationships end it is rarely an amicable separation. When children are involved and the parents are unable to agree on many things it usually leads to custody disputes. This makes the process of separating much more difficult, lengthy, and...

Ask a Tulsa Divorce Attorney When two people enter into a marriage it is a legally binding contract that is only broken by a divorce decree allowing the contract to be broken or death. But there is another alternative that is less used and more diffic...