Recent News and Updates
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. (CCJ) is pleased to announce that Ralph Streza has been elected to serve on the Cleveland Engineering Society’s (CES) Board of Directors.
The recent oil and gas drilling boom in southeastern Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia has brought about an unexpected visitor for many landowners, including some far For landowners considering a pipeline easement "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". Proper professional advice and advance planning can save you thousands of dollars. Find out your exact tax consequences before you sign.
If you ever find yourself named as an executor of a loved one’s estate, it’s your duty to assess and protect assets, pay creditors, notify beneficiaries, file a final tax return, and much more.
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule (Rule) that overhauls overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
OSHA issued a final rule, which revises its existing regulation on recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses.
You can establish rights in a trademark based solely upon the sale of goods bearing that mark to the public.
Ohio Records and Royalty Checks Allow Landowners to Evaluate Whether a Well is Producing in Paying Quantities
An important feature of any oil and gas lease is its term. For landowners, this is the length of time the property is subject to the lease, and subject to the producer’s rights to develop the property. For producers, it is the time the company may conduct operations and make productive use of property.
Oil & Gas Leases May Include Implied Requirement of Minimum Number of Wells to Fully Develop Property
If you are considering leasing your minerals, be aware that disclaiming implied covenants can significantly affect your rights and the producer may be willing to negotiate on this (or other) issues.
Scam artists are masquerading as being from the IRS, a tax company and perhaps a state revenue department.
While April 15th is the commonly known deadline for filing your individual tax return, the truth is, that filing your return can be delayed.