Solicitors welcome individuals who require mirror wills with their partner. As the name suggests, terms of mirror wills are identical but in reverse. Such wills usually make provision for everything to pass to the surviving partner. On the second death, the entire estate tends to pass to a third party, commonly their children.
We live in an increasingly technology dependent society as more of our assets are stored, accessed, and managed electronically. It is estimated that 70% of 65-74 year olds are now online. In 2014, as much as 40% of 45-54 year olds regularly used social media, with 22% of those aged 65 or over owning a tablet. This embracement of technology amongst older generations is only likely to increase in future years.