February 1, 2016

My husband has gone into Aged Care! Should I change my Will and Enduring Power of Attorney?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways.Later life can involve a lot of ‘events management’.  One such creeping event, potentially and unfortunately, is that you may no longer be able to look after your increasingly frail spouse.  Both for his care and your […]
August 30, 2013

The Divorce you have when you didn’t realise you had a Divorce

By Brian Herd, Partner at Carne Reidy Herd Lawyers, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. Since the 1990′s, in this country, there has been what I describe as a privatisation of incapacity – something similar to what happened to Telstra, Qantas, the Electricity industry and many other government […]
July 3, 2013

The Matter of Mum

By Margaret Arthur, Senior Associate at Carne Reidy Herd Lawyers, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. Tall, dignified and with a warmth that drew people to her, Pauline was the beloved matriarch of her family.  After she suffered a stroke that put her into hospital and left her incapable of making her own decisions, […]
December 10, 2012

Three Documents Everyone Over 50 Must Have!

by Brian Herd, Lead Legal Professional, Heather Hill Pathways.   When faced with complex life issues, many of us will respond by simply avoiding the problem preferring to leave our lives to luck, fate or the whims of other people to resolve it.  This avoidance or doing nothing response has […]