He should really have evidence in writing, in the event that natwest come after the estate in the future. If natwest do not have evidence of the account, this may also be sufficient. The solicitor should also have placed advertisements for debtors and that would protect the estate.
Can I suggest that someone contact your mother's Natwest branch. They should have records there of the closed account where the debt has been written off. Also did your mother not retain any correspondence regarding this? it may be worth looking through her papers again, if you still have them.
Nat West do not have evidence of the account can the solicitor move forward. They account number do not exist. How can I instruct the solicitor to move forward on this. I do not have old paper's
Natwest should be able to produce a copy of the last statement showing the nil balance.
However, in addition, if Natwest have verified that no such account exists and have done so in writing. The solicitor has also made the statutory advertisements, he should be able to move to finalize the estate.
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