Audit Lease Performance
The law office of Donald R. Johnson, P. C., assists clients with coal lease audits by initiating, structuring, evaluating and completing auidts. Donald has substantial experience in Virginia and West Virginia in civil litigation resulting from lease audits and enforement of lease provisions. The audit function is crucital in assuring that leases and other important documents in coal development are in compliance with the terms of each lease, including the interpretation of the lease provisions, the compliance with the terms of each lease, the proper measurment of oi coal produced, and the payment of royalties based on the actual price paid by the purchaser of the coal. Donald believes that any audit properly conducted should prove positive for the lessor. Donald has worked with other coal professionals who assist with audits. Donald welcomes the opportunity to assist clients wiho desire auditing of leases.