Ownership Changes

Transfer of interest or transfer of title for new owners

Please fill out the ownership changes form due to transfer of interest or transfer of title (COT) and follow the instructions provided on the form. Be sure to attach required documentation as listed below.


Name or address change for current owners

Please fill out the change of ownership form due to name or address change (COA) and follow the instructions provided on the form. Be sure to attach required documentation as listed below.


Circumstances causing change of ownership

Required Documentation - Please provide recorded copies of the following:

General Transfer of Interest: Recorded Deed or document transferring such interest

Marriage: Marriage Certificate

Divorce: Divorce Decree including Settlement Agreement and resulting conveyances

Name Change of Legal Entity: Certificate of name change and Tax ID

Name Change of Legal Entity via Merger: Certificate of Merger and new Tax ID

Conveyance into Trust or Partnership: Trust/Partnership Agreement and any relevant recorded conveyances

Termination of Trust or Partnership: Dissolution of Trust /Partnership and any relevant recorded conveyances

Changes in Trustee: Trust Agreement or other relevant document in which Successor Trustee was appointed

Death of Mineral Owner: Probated Will, any Codicil and Order Admitting the Will to Probate (Executor or Executrix of Estate), or, if no probate, an Affidavit of Heirship and Marital History (Person or Affiant with Knowledge of Relevant Facts) regarding the decedent’s heirship and marital history

Purchased Mineral Rights: Mineral Deed or other relevant Mineral Conveyance

Purchased Home with Mineral Rights: Warranty Deed or other relevant conveyance of mineral rights