Royalty Change of Ownership

To assist you in making changes to your account, we have listed certain situations below that would result in a change of ownership. For each situation, we have listed the documentation that is required in order to make the change. All change requests must be submitted in writing to:

 

Maverick NATURAL RESOURCES, LLC

Attn: Land Department
1111 Bagby Street, Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77002

 

Situation
Description of Required Documentation
Name change Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree reinstating maiden name or other legal documentation of name change.
Company name change Certificate of Name Change, including W-9 form.
Company name change due to merger Certificate of Merger, including W-9 form.
Appointment of Attorney-in-Fact Copy of Power of Attorney.
Transfer or Sale of Interest Conveyance filed of record in the County where the property is located and W-9 form(s).
Ownership change due to divorce Divorce Decree, including Settlement Agreement and recorded conveyances (if appropriate) with W-9 form(s) for new owner (if applicable).
Trust or Partnership
Trust or Partnership is created Trust or Partnership Agreement and the document conveying the interest in a property to a Trust or Partnership recorded in the County where the property is located. W-9 form(s) for the Trust if not using owner's social security number.
Trust or Partnership is terminated Dissolution of Trust or Partnership. If appropriate, recorded conveyance to the beneficiary, including W-9 form(s) for any beneficiary.
Change in Trustee Document showing change of Trustee such as acceptance of Successor Trustee.
Joint Tenancy with Death of One Tenant Death Certificate of Deceased Tenant and W-9 form.
Estate Proceeding
Testate - Owner died with a Will and probate proceedings are to be conducted in the state where the property is located. Death Certificate, Last Will and Testament, Order Admitting Will to Probate, Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration, Final Decree of Distribution or Judgment of Possession (if applicable), listing of current mailing addresses for heirs and W-9 form(s).
Testate - Owner died with a Will and probate proceedings are to be conducted in a state other than the state where the property is located. Death Certificate, Last Will and Testament, Order Admitting Will to Probate, Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration, Final Decree of Distribution or Judgment of Possession (if applicable), Documentation of Ancillary Probate Proceedings opened in all affected states and recorded in the County where the property is located or Recorded Proof of Death and Heirship Affidavit and W-9 form(s).
Intestate - Owner dies without a Will and the Estate will not be probated. Laws of Descent and Distribution will apply as relevant. Death Certificate, Proof of Death and Heirship Affidavit prepared by disinterested party, executed before a notary public, recorded in the County where the property is located and W-9 form(s).
Death and Heirship Affidavit
Life Estate - Death Life Tenant's Death Certificate Names, Addresses of Remainder men and W-9 form(s).

Bankruptcy

Chapter 11
Chapter 7

Plan of Reorganization Order confirming Plan of Reorganization Recorded Conveyance (as appropriate), Order Naming Trustee and W-9 form(s).
W-9