Ownership Change

If there has been a change in ownership, please use the below guide to submit the necessary paperwork needed to successfully transfer an interest to a new owner. For your convenience, a blank W9 and Affidavit of Heirship form are provided to the right of this page, as well as on the in the Important Documents Section under the Owner Relations page on our website.  Please note that documents will not be returned, so please only send copies of recorded documents.  You may send all documents to the following mailing address:

Teal Natural Resources, LLC
ATTN: Owner Relations
8235 Douglas Avenue, Suite 1100
Dallas, Texas 75225

Or by email at ownerrelations@tealnr.com.

Name Changes

An individual's name changes due to marriage or divorce:

  • Copy of Marriage Certificate or Divorce Decree reinstating maiden name change or other documents affecting name change

Company or corporation changes its name:

  • Certificate of Name Change including Tax ID

Company or corporation’s name change due to a merger:

  • Certificate of Merger including Tax ID

Appointment of Attorney-in-Fact:

  • Copy of Power of Attorney

Appointment of Agent or Agency:

  • Copy of Power of Attorney

Appointment of Legal Guardian:

  • Copy of birth certificate or court order designation guardianship

Legal Name Change:

  • Court Order evidencing name change

Appointment of Attorney-in-Fact:

  • Copy of Power of Attorney
 

Trust/Partnership Change

Trust or Partnership is created:

  • Trust or Partnership Agreement 
  • If appropriate, recorded document conveying the interest in a property to a Trust or Partnership

Trust or Partnership is terminated:

  • Dissolution of Trust or Partnership
  • Recorded conveyances to beneficiary

Changes in Trustee:

  • Recorded instrument whereby the successor trustee was appointed
 

Death of Owner

Owner died with a Will and probate proceedings are to be conducted in the state where the property is located:

  • Copy of Death Certificate
  • Certified copy of the Last Will & Testament recorded in the county where the property is located
  • Order admitting Will to Probate
  • Letters Testamentary

Owner died without a Will (intestate) and the Estate is under administration (Laws of Descent and Distribution will apply as relevant):

  • Copy of Death Certificate
  • Certified copy of the administration proceedings

Owner died without a Will (intestate) and no administration will be had, or with a Will which will not be probated:

  • Copy of Death Certificate
  • An Affidavit of Heirship properly completed and notarized. It should be executed by two disinterested parties (non-family members) and recorded in the county where this property is located.

Owner having a life estate dies:

  • Copy of Death Certificate
  • Recorded instrument creating life estate
  • The remaindermen addresses and completed W9 forms.

Interest is owned by Joint Tenancy and one dies:

  • Copy of Death Certificate of joint tenant
 

Purchase/Sale of Interest

Sale of an interest:

  • Conveyance filed of record in the county/parish in which the property is located

Purchase of an interest:

  • Conveyance evidencing acquisition of property filed of record in the county/parish in which the property is located