The company is obviously stalling because it doesn't want to pay. There may be statute of limitations issues, which could prevent you from recovering some or all of your profits due if you don't sue by some date certain. So, the stalling may have a strategic action which could destroy your interests.
If the Will demonstrates that the estate owns the lease rights, then the company has the duty to pay the estate. If the estate is closed and contained pourover trust provisions, and you are the beneficiary of those provisions, then providing a copy of the trust will identify the trustee to whom payment must be made.
So, there is some justification for identifying the trustee, by means of a copy of the trust or duly recorded abstract.
You really should consider bringing all of the documentation to an attorney who knows oil lease law in particular, and fast, because you could find out that money is draining right out of your pocket here as the statute of limitations runs, and you may want to show the company that you are done screwing around with this, and that if you don't receive payment in full by date certain, that you are filing suit.
Terms and Conditions: By your continuing in this conversation with me, or by your clicking “Accept”, you are expressly agreeing to all of the following: (1) our communication is for entertainment purposes only; (2) you are not consulting me in my professional capacity as an attorney; (3) you do not seek to establish an attorney-client relationship with me, nor do I with you; (4) you will not rely on anything I say and you will obtain appropriate legal counsel via a traditional/office consultation with an attorney licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where your legal issue arises (and you may not use our communication to avoid taxpayer penalties imposed by the U.S. Dept. of Treasury); (5) by communicating with me in this public forum you are irrevocably waiving any right to privacy, confidentiality and attorney-client privilege concerning the matters discussed. You further separately declare that any payment made by you is not consideration for this contract, nor offered for any services rendered by me on your behalf, but rather is made in genuine admiration and respect for my desire to help others. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, then you must advise me immediately.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).