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Automatic Vesting of 1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act - Recent Court Cases

There is a new Belmont County case, which speaks extensively about the 1989 ODMA, automatic vesting, and the nature of the vested right that it gave surface owners.It came out last October…Continue

Started Jan 16, 2014

1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties
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The 1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act has now been applied by 6 Judges in 6 different counties.Tuscawaras - Wendt v Dickerson - Feb 21, 2013Monroe - Eisenbarth v Reusser - June 6, 2013Jefferson - Shannon…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluflame Feb 15.

Another Judge affirms the "automatic" nature of the 1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act and applies it in a recent case
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So far all cases that have decided on the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act in the state of Ohio seem to have unanimously concurred that the 1989 is automatic and that it is to be applied…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Philip Brutz Dec 19, 2014.

Court Rules 1989 Version of Dormant Mineral Act Vested Mineral Rights in Surface Owner
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Just saw this new case concerning the Ohio Dormant Mineral Acthttp://www.ohiodormantmineralact.com/Wendt v DickersonIt seems like any mineral…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by E Johnson Mar 28, 2013.

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Bluflame replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"  From a reliable source, I read speculation that all of the various issues revolving around the Dormant Minerals Act(s) via several cases pending before the Ohio Supreme Court will be decided simultaneously. That makes intuitive sense since…"
Feb 15
Philip Brutz replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"Ohio Supreme Court Schedules Oral Arguments in Walker and Corban http://w***********/walker-and-corban Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. written by Gregory W. Watts, Ryan W. Reaves practice areas Oil, Gas & Mineral…"
Feb 15
evan replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"That depends , are you the surface owner that's trying to claim them or do you have mineral rights that were reserved long ago. ? If it's the latter then it may not be to good for you. .  "
Feb 15
Bonnie Crawford replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"I hate to seem stupid but this is all confusing to me. My family has mineral rights in Belmont Co. So is this Ohio Dormant Act a good thing or a bad thing for us. Bonnie"
Feb 15
bessieblues replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"Hopefully Harrison County courthouse will catch wind of this latest decision."
Dec 31, 2014
Philip Brutz replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
Dec 30, 2014
Philip Brutz replied to M Thomas's discussion 'Another Judge affirms the "automatic" nature of the 1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act and applies it in a recent case'
"http://w***********/ohio-dma?utm_source=Utica+Journal+%2348&utm_campaign=Oil+and+Gas+Newsletter&utm_medium=email Seventh District Court of Appeals Reaffirms Fixed Look Back Period Under The 1989 Version of Ohio's Dormant Mineral…"
Dec 19, 2014
m.jones replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"yes, there is a lot to take in from it all."
Nov 10, 2014
deutchen replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"Perhaps the most important case before the Ohio supreme court is Corban v Chesapeake. This may determine this very important matter once & for all. Read about it…"
Nov 4, 2014
m.jones replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"M. Thomas have you heard any more about the Supreme Court hearings? Is there another sight that has info about other cases going to Appellate Court? Seems like it is a stand still at this point."
Nov 4, 2014
M Thomas replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"The 5th District applied the 1989 version of the DMA in Wendt v Dickerson. Both the 5th and 7th compromise the territory of the Utica Shale formation. http://www.ohiodormantmineralact.com/wendt-v-dickerson-5th-district/"
Oct 17, 2014
Dott replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"I know some of this has already been discussed OH: Recent 7th District DMA Decisions POSTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2014 BY VORYS Email This Print Recently, the Seventh District Court of Appeals ruled on two cases involving the 1989 and 2006 versions…"
Oct 3, 2014
deutchen replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"you can read about supreme court case number 2014-0804, corban v chesapeake below. This is the case that will decide this issue once & for all. The merit briefs of both sides are here to…"
Oct 2, 2014
bessieblues replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"Definition of rant: speak or shout at LENGTH in a wild or impassioned way. Eisenbarth v. Reusser. 26 page rant. Ok we get it , you are against the 1989 DMA judge Degenaro. Farnsworth v. Burkhart. 11 page rant reciting much of what was said in the…"
Oct 2, 2014
Den replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/rod/docs/pdf/7/2014/2014-ohio-4184.pdf This one reverses lower court ruling, because of fixed lookback, not rolling lookback regarding 1989 DMA. Also upholds a claim to perserve mineral rights filed under the 2006…"
Oct 2, 2014
Marc replied to M Thomas's discussion '1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act now applied by 6 Judges in 6 different Counties'
"If you're paranoid (seems to described bessieblues) you don't need evidence that the rest of the world has a personal interest against you. You just know it. It's called 'paranoia'. Congrats bessieb, you just defined two…"
Oct 2, 2014

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