In a previous post, we discussed the Act of August 4, 1947 (61 Stat. 731) (commonly known as the Stigler Act), which governs restrictions on alienation applicable to lands allotted to members of the Five Tribes.
Earlier this year, I witnessed a transaction involving minerals that could have been really bad for the seller. The lot was located within a neighborhood and the seller of the home on this particular lot happened to also own a mineral interest. However, the