Here is a question for the attorneys in the group. What would be considered an appropriate contengincy fee to represent a group of land owners HBP from the 1955 lease which has a well drilled in a different section but never had development of the sections in question? I have heard everything from a portion of the sign on bonus we would get if we won all the way to part of the sign on bonus along with a portion of the royalty and we pay cost win or lose.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More