Colorado High Court Says Centerline Presumption Applies In Mineral Rights Dispute

(May 8, 2024, 11:43 AM EDT) -- DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court has partially affirmed and partially reversed a lower court ruling in a dispute over surface and mineral rights, determining that when the “centerline presumption” applies, as it does in the case at hand, a conveyance is presumed to carry title to the centerline of both the surface and mineral estates beneath a dedicated right of way to the owner of land abutting that right of way....

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