Face Challenges Confidently

Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. ConocoPhillips Co. v. Koopmann 547 S.W.3d 858 (Tex. 2018) (Rule against perpetuities) held that the rule against perpetuities is generally not applicable in oil and gas conveyances, if the termination of […]

Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Dimock Operating Co. v. Sutherland Energy Co., LLC, No. 07-16-00230-CV, 2018 WL 2074643 (Tex. App.—Amarillo Apr. 24, 2018, pet. denied) (mem. op.) (Calculation of payout under FOA) held that land and […]

Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. R.R. Comm’n of Tex. v. Polk Operating, LLC, No. 03-17-00080-CV, 2018 WL 1004567 (Tex. App.—Austin Feb. 22, 2018, no pet. h.) (mem. op.) held that the District Court in Austin had jurisdiction […]

Monday, July 8th, 2019
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Pierce v. Blalack, 535 S.W.3d 35 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2017, no pet.) (Dismissal with prejudice under Rule 39 in trespass to try title) held that claims were correctly dismissed with prejudice under […]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Armour Pipe Line Co. v. Sandel Energy, Inc., No. 14-16-00490-CV, 2018 WL 1546697 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Mar. 28, 2018, pet. filed) held that a foreign entity that forfeited its certificate […]