DGC Appellate Attorney Published in Texas Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section Report

May 9, 2022 – On March 3, 2022, Shareholder Ryan Clinton’s article “Agony of the 1/8th: The Consistently Inconsistent Role of ‘Estate Misconception’ and the ‘Legacy of the 1/8th Royalty’ in Texas Deed Construction” was published in the Texas State Bar’s Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section Report.

The paper highlights key Texas appellate opinions on the “estate misconception” and “legacy of the 1/8th royalty” presumed-mistake doctrines, analyzes how judicial precedent on the topics has evolved over time, and identifies critical questions that remain unanswered by existing judicial precedent. 

To view Mr. Clinton’s paper, click below.

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