Estate Bank Account?

Go into bank to open estate account for deceased father. Have in hand death certificate,IRS letter showing Taxpayer id assigned to estate or EIN # Finally letter from court saying Executor . The lady said we will need to verify letter from court. Once this is done we will call. Then the account can be open. I... show more Go into bank to open estate account for deceased father. Have in hand death certificate,IRS letter showing Taxpayer id assigned to estate or EIN # Finally letter from court saying Executor . The lady said we will need to verify letter from court. Once this is done we will call. Then the account can be open. I don't understand why she would question letter from probate court. Is this standard bank operation procedure. Thanks.
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