Landowners and their counsel have attempted to incorporate features of traditional mineral leases into wind leases. Unfortunately, their efforts are hampering wind lease negotiations due to the differences between mineral and surface ownership in Texas, write David G. Runnels and Bonnie Rubey McMurtry.
Important Distinctions to Understand in Title Insurance Law
Title insurance is a complicated area of Texas law, writes Steven G. Lawrence. One example is the distinction between escrow cases and cases against the title insurance company arising out of issuance of the title insurance policy and conduct of the title insurance claim.