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Landowner Problems with Solar Projects – Part II

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By: J. Richard Emens, Cody Smith Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin The Landowners Law Firm Columbus, Ohio This article is for landowners whose land is ADJACENT to or NEAR an…

Landowner Problems with Solar Projects – Part B

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By: J. Richard Emens and Cody Smith Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm Columbus, Ohio While solar projects to generate electricity can be beneficial for landowners, there are also…

WHAT ARE SUB-SURFACE EASEMENTS?

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By: Heidi R. Kemp, Associate Attorney Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm In my oil and gas practice, we tend to see all phases of the oil and gas…

Compensation and Terms for Solar and Utility Easements

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By:  J. Richard Emens and Cody Smith Emens, Wolper, Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm Electric utilities and solar companies have recently been actively obtaining easements in Ohio.  Landowners need to…

Easements and Drainage Agreements ON AND NEAR Solar Projects

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By: J. Richard Emens and Cody Smith Emens, Wolper, Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm An often overlooked potential problem with Solar projects is crop field drainage.  Since Solar development is…

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Estate Planning Capacities

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By: Heidi R. Kemp Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm In estate planning, there are various capacities in which someone can serve. The names of these capacities and what…

Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Ohio Dormant Mineral Act

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By:  Heidi R. Kemp Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm There have been numerous lawsuits in the Ohio courts related to the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (“DMA”) and, specifically,…

What Should You Do When Someone Passes Away?

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By: Heidi R. Kemp One of the things I have learned in my personal and professional experiences is that when someone passes away, people react very differently.

Oil & Gas Estate Planning

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By:  Heidi R. Kemp Emens Wolper Jacobs & Jasin Law Firm When you consider the myriad of potential issues surrounding oil and gas, you probably think of things like the…

GET COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE

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Get comfortable being uncomfortable. In law school we had a professor who was in charge of helping prepare us for the bar examination. Her motto was “get comfortable being uncomfortable.”

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