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attorneys at law

Specializing in Oil and Gas, Probate and Estate Planning, Real Estate Transactions, and Municipal Law





Our attorneys have extensive experience drafting and negotiating mineral leases, well site damage agreements, and pipeline easements. We have also assisted with prosecuting and defending numerous dormant mineral actions and other curative actions related to mineral interests.



Furuseth Olson and Evert, PC provide its clients with all aspects of services for resolution of title defects. Our goal is efficient and aggressive clearance of title issues to deliver clear and marketable title to our clients. Our attorneys are experienced in correction of chain of title issues, filing and management of title claims and negotiation with oil and gas companies regarding curative actions.


If you have royalties being held in suspense by an oil company, our attorneys can help!


Furuseth Olson and Evert, PC is proud to serve as the city attorney and municipal prosecutor on behalf of the City of Williston, and as city attorney to the City of Stanley and many other surrounding communities.


Organizing your affairs through prudent estate planning is a smart move for everyone, not just the wealthy. Anyone who wishes to appoint a guardian for their children, make specific gifts to loved ones, or assist loved ones in other ways upon their passing should have an estate plan. The attorneys at Furuseth Olson and Evert, PC specialize in preparing estate plans that address all of these issues, and can also help in minimizing or avoiding probate.

If you need assistance in probating the estate of a loved one, our firm provides conscientious, affordable and expert administration of any estate. We provide clients the services necessary to prepare petitions and commence probate proceedings. We also assist our clients with the preparation of estate inventories and accountings, federal and state estate tax returns where required, and property transfer documents.
If you are in need of estate or probate services, please contact our office.


Our office is skilled in the practice of elder law, whether you are looking for estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship services, or long term care planning.


Our attorneys know how stressful family law/child custody/divorce/child support issues can be and are committed to helping you through these periods of life.  Additionally, we offer juvenile guardianships and adoption services.



We believe that as lawyers we have a responsibility to serve not only our clients, but the community in which we work and live. Furuseth Olson & Evert, PC strongly encourages all its lawyers to be involved in the community—not just the bar associations, but community charities, organizations and events. The firm has consistently devoted manpower and financial support to the community throughout its history.

Our clients come to us because of our experience, knowledge, expertise, track record in and out of court, and our reputation for integrity and client satisfaction.

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Peter Furuseth


Pete is a shareholder in the firm and is licensed in North Dakota.  Pete graduated from UND Law.  He has been in private practice, banking, and is the former State's Attorney for Williams County.  He has been in private practice since 1997.

Pete practices in the areas of real estate, probate, estate planning, and general law.  He is currently serving as the City Attorney for Williston and many other surrounding communities.  Pete is extremely knowledgeable in the areas of title, both surface and mineral.

Pete is married to Laurie and they have two grown daughters and two granddaughters.  Pete enjoys all Minnesota Sports and nightly walks with his dog Fritz.

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Taylor Olson


Taylor is a shareholder in the firm and is licensed to practice law in both North Dakota and Montana.  Taylor mainly practices municipal law, provides estate planning for clients, and is well versed in areas of elder law, guardianship, and oil and gas.  She specifically loves to work on adoptions.

Most importantly, Taylor is dedicated to the community and is often found volunteering or sitting on a board.

Taylor and her husband Jordon have three daughters.  They spend their time at the lake and watching Twins baseball.


Jordon J. Evert


Jordon is a shareholder and is licensed to practice law in North Dakota.  Jordon practices municipal law, oil and gas, defends property rights and works on contract issues.  Jordon is also an experienced and well-respected estate planner and is remarkable at curative work and probate.

Jordon is the current Vice-Chair of the Litigation Board for the Mountain States Legal Foundation and is a member of SBAND's Inquiry Committee West, reviewing ethics complaints for the State of North Dakota.  He is also a member of the Williston Regional Economic Committee and is a recipient of the Williston Herald's 20 under 40.

Jordon is married and has three daughters.  He enjoys golf, hunting, and watching sports.




107 Main Street,

PO Box 417

Williston, ND 58802

Tel:  701.774.0005


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