Areas of Practice
We offer client litigation expertise in various areas of practice, including but not limited to:
Automobile, trucking, oilfield,
construction and workplace accidents. Jeff Bates is Board Certified in Personal Injury law.
Divorces involving property division and guardianships: including contested guardianships.
Business formations such as forming a Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC), contract and lease negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and business counsel.
Oil & Gas Litigation
Negotiating oil, gas, and mineral leases, pipeline easements and condemnations, surface damage agreements for well sites and gas gathering systems, royalty disputes, questionable production, pooling issues, environmental issues and title disputes on landowner's behalf.
Simple and technical wills, estate planning and trusts, living wills and health care directives, financial and personal powers of attorney, affidavits of heirship for oil and gas leases, probates: complex will contests and simple probates.
Real Estate Litigation
Land, boundary, road and mineral disputes, construction defects, purchase and sales, contract disputes, landlord tenant disputes and damage to land or property.