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Real Property and Natural Resource Disputes

Disputes involving real property and natural resource rights present a number of unique challenges. With our attorneys’ combined experience representing property owners, oil and gas companies, and other clients in Montana, we are uniquely positioned to help individuals and businesses achieve favorable results in these difficult cases.

We represent clients in mediation, arbitration, litigation, and efforts to resolve real property and natural resource disputes through private settlement negotiations. With our comprehensive knowledge of Montana’s real property and natural resource laws, we are able to quickly offer our clients practical and strategic advice whether they are seeking to protect their property, obtain access to minerals for extraction, mitigate their risk of liability, or enforce their rights under a purchase agreement or other contract. In all cases, we take a cost-conscious approach focused on each client’s unique goals and financial circumstances, and we seek to protect all of our clients’ interests by the most efficient means available.

Real Property and Natural Resource Litigation Attorneys in Shelby, MT

Our real property and natural resource litigation practice involves representing clients in private litigation, as well as in administrative and regulatory proceedings involving local, state and federal agencies:

Real Estate and Natural Resource Disputes Between Private Parties

At Lee Law Office PC, we have experience representing clients on both sides of all types of real property and natural resource-related disputes. We have helped clients ranging from residential property owners to large oil and gas companies secure favorable outcomes in disputes over:

  • Development of real property for oil and gas development purposes
  • Easements, rights of way and other means of access
  • Farm and ranch land
  • Lease agreements
  • Oil, gas and other mineral rights
  • Real estate purchase agreements
  • Partition of real estate
  • Property boundaries
  • Title to real estate
  • Water rights

Regardless of the specific issue you are facing, if you have questions or need help acquiring or protecting property rights in Montana, we encourage you to give us a call. We can help, and we will help you understand your options and make informed decisions every step of the way.

Administrative and Regulatory Matters Involving Real Property in Montana

In addition to representing property owners and business clients in civil litigation involving real estate and natural resource rights, we also represent individual and corporate clients in administrative and regulatory matters before local, state and federal agencies in Montana. This includes the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Department of Environmental Quality and county planning and zoning offices statewide. We help our clients challenge all types of agency decisions related to real property and natural resource rights, including final actions regarding:

  • Irrigation
  • Land use
  • Mineral extraction
  • Permits
  • Water access and runoff
  • Zoning

Contact Us to Learn More

If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys about a real property or natural resource dispute in Montana, please contact us to schedule a confidential initial consultation. You can reach our Shelby, MT law offices by phone at 406-434-5244, or send us a message online and we will be in touch as soon as possible.