The Strip-and-Gore Doctrine
ARE THE MINERALS UNDER YOUR ROADWAY LEASED? WHAT IF THE PROPERTY DESCRIPTION ONLY GOES TO THE ROADWAY'S EDGE? WHAT ABOUT THAT LITTLE ODD-SHAPED CORNER BY THE RANCH GATE?
Texas law – through the strip and gore doctrine - has evolved to not only prevent the creation of small, relatively value-less pieces acreage as a result of poor property descriptions used in a conveyance, but also to provide stability in land titles and reduce litigation.
But how do you ensure whether strip and gore applies to a particular piece of land? Download this HELG paper to find out.
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