Hanlon, Estadt, McCormick & Schramm Co., LPA provides a full-range of services in the real estate area. The attorneys have particular expertise in the area of Coal, Oil and Gas title work. We are recognized experts, especially as it pertains to coal title work, in Southeastern Ohio. The firm has repeatedly assisted coal mine operators and landowners in this area of law for over 100 years.
The lawyers of Hanlon, Estadt, McCormick & Schramm Co., LPA have assisted both local landowners and multi-national corporations with a multitude of issues involving the Marcellus and Utica Shale Mineral Interests. The lawyers have expertise in conducting mineral interest title examinations and related Coal, Oil and Gas work in over twenty counties in Southeastern and Eastern Ohio for both individuals and corporations. These services have ranged from doing Oil & Gas Title Examinations and Reports (always going back over 100 years in the public indices) to Abandonment of Mineral Interests, Preservation of Mineral Rights, Forfeiture of Gas Leases; Litigation over Oil & Gas Leases; To acquisition of Oil & Gas and Surface Interests for the development of Oil & Gas industry complexes.
For commercial and residential transactions, the firm provides services in both Ohio and West Virginia and conducts title searches, prepares Deeds, Leases, Rights-of-Way with particular expertise regarding Abandonment of Railroad Right-of-Ways.