Drafting Drilling and Division Order Title Opinions, Ownership Reports and Performing Due Diligence.
Estate Planning from Creation of Wills and Trusts to Guidance Through Probate Proceedings.
Determining Valuation, Acquisition, Negotiation and Leasing of Surface and Mineral Rights.
Representing Plaintiffs or Defendants in Civil Actions before the Judge in District Court.
Michael S. Vernon Attorney at Law, PLLC is a full service law firm primarily focused on the oil and natural gas industry but with extensive knowledge and expertise in estate planning and probate. We help a variety of clients ranging from large exploration and production companies to individual mineral owners in all aspects of energy management. Whether drafting complex title opinions for operators or verifying mineral ownership for an individual we have over thirteen years of legal experience exclusive to the industry. Additionally we develop estate planning strategies using various types of wills and trusts designed to avoid probate but also handle just as many cases where proceeding through probate is necessary or preferred. Licensed in Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado.