What We Do: Oil And Gas, Real Estate And More
Our attorney at Pledger Law, PC, offers experienced advice, counsel and representation to clients in Kern County and statewide. Clients of the firm benefit from a personalized approach and our firm’s strong track record.
Our attorney, Jean M. Pledger, has more than 20 years of legal experience and a deep understanding of mineral rights law in California, with a focus on oil and gas exploration, extraction and production. If you own mineral rights, we can help you determine if you are receiving the correct royalty payment. We are ready to assist with selling your lease or acquiring additional interests.
Our practice focuses on oil and gas law, mineral interests and rights, and real property matters. We can also advise you on real estate law matters, such as quiet title actions and transactions involving the sale or purchase of land.
Our Areas Of Practice
This law practice encompasses a wide range of legal issues, including counsel for and regarding the areas described below.
Representation Of Oil And Gas Producers
We handle transactional matters for oil and gas producers; title opinions; disputes with landowners and among working interest owners; administrative actions with the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR); and outside general counsel services for oil and gas companies.
Services For Mineral Rights Owners
We draft and review oil and gas leases and transfer agreements for mineral rights owners, clean up title issues, resolve lessee disputes, address surface use and compatibility issues, and draft and formalize unit agreements and pooling agreements.
Quiet Title Actions
We handle quiet title actions covering mineral rights as well as other types of real estate acquisitions and sales.
We help our clients with disputes and litigation involving landowner disagreements and easement issues, and provide comprehensive counsel on general mortgage and foreclosure concerns.
We offer advice for landowners in alternative energy matters, such as when wind or solar power companies request land use rights.
For Information On Your Legal Matter
We welcome inquiries on legal matters such as those described above, other issues discussed on our website, and other legal disputes or transactions. To speak with our lawyer, call our Bakersfield office at 877-478-0945 or make an appointment using our online contact form. We are here to answer your questions and explain the legal aspects of your case in a language that you can understand.