This is mostly for info - and comment
Mum killed herself in July 2015 - dying on the 26th.
On 19th Nov, we received a letter from a firm of solicitors claiming to have acted for Mum and hence seeking a payment from us of £573. The letter asks for our agreement to pay within 14 days ("accept our costs" ) or it'll take the matter to court.
The first odd thing about this is that it's the first time I've come across solicitors doing work before getting their sticky fingers on money first.
The second odd thing is that we're not aware of any solicitors doing work fo