Monday, August 31st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Escondido Services, LLC v. VKM Holdings, LP, 321 S.W.3d 102 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2010, no pet.), held that the strip and gore doctrine can convey the mineral estate under a […]

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Ramsey v. Grizzle, 313 S.W.3d 498 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2010, no pet.) held that a lease termination claim based upon the continuous operations clause must be tried as an action […]

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Teon Management, LLC v. Turquoise Bay Corporation, , No. 11-10-00050-CV, 2011 WL 1326325 (Tex. App.—Eastland Apr. 7, 2011, Opinion withdrawn on grant of rehearing, 2011 WL 5089797) held that […]

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. BP America Production Company v. Marshall, 342 S.W.3d 59 (Tex. 2011) held that, among cotenants, the payment of a royalty rather than a cotenant share is sufficiently hostile to put the […]