How to Research Property Mineral Rights?

Answer The United States and Canada permit separate ownership of mineral and surface rights. This can make determining ownership complicated because sometime in the past the mineral rights may have been s... Read More »

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How do you determine if you own the oil and gas mineral rights for your property?

Do a title search at the court house or hire someone to like a landman or attorney.

How to Research Louisiana Mineral Rights?

Mineral rights in Louisiana can get complicated. It's the only state that's has a law that says the minerals rights convert to the owner of the surface rights after ten years from the date of sale ... Read More »

Surface Rights Vs. Mineral Rights?

Surface rights apply to the surface of the land, but mineral rights apply to everything under the land. "The Prairie Star" states that separation historically occurred when landowners put liens aga... Read More »

Are property rights associated with condominiums considered Fee Simple rights?

Your condominium-savvy attorney practicing in your state can answer this question for your particular property. (Your question may be based on some action you wish to take, in which case, you coul... Read More »