Joint Wills, sometimes also called mirror Wills or mirror image Wills or couples Wills, complimentary Wills or matching Wills are commonly used by couples that have matching needs as to what should be written into their Wills.
No, joint Wills are not just for married couples. In theory, any two people can make joint wills. However, they are most common for couples, whether married, in a civil partnership or with no legal arrangments and simply happily living together.
There is often confusion in respect of Joint Wills. In law, everyone has to have their own individual Will - you simply cannot have a Will for two people. Joint Wills are thus two separate legal documents that are practically identical in almost every way, except for the name of the person.
Yes. Wills are very easy to change as people's circumstances and wishes change.
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