As an advocate for the elderly, Lashway guides clients through the legal issues associated with aging and establishes long term care plans that coordinate with the client’s estate plan. Through a cross-team approach, Lashway and other firm attorneys provide elderly clients with a full range of services including: Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Surrogate Designations, Living Wills and Advance Directives, HIPAA Designations and Releases, Asset Preservation, Medicaid Planning and Application, Residential Alternatives, Special Needs Trusts for Disabled Individuals, Estate, Gift and Income Tax Issues, Trusts, Wills, Probate and Trust Administration and Long Term Care Insurance. Lashway is a member of Our Charlotte Elder Affairs Network (OCEAN), Charlotte Estate Planning Council, The Calusa American Inn of Court, Business and Professional Women of Charlotte County and Charlotte County Young Professionals. She serves on the board of directors for the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. (C.A.R.E.) of Charlotte County and is a volunteer attorney for Teen Court. Lashway also practices in the areas of Marital and Family Law and Civil Litigation.
Established in 1987, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others. Members of NAELA are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is to establish NAELA members as the premier providers of legal advocacy, guidance and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age. NAELA currently has more than 4,000 members across the Untied States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. For more information, please visit www.naela.org.
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Farr Law Firm is the oldest and largest law firm in Charlotte County representing individuals and businesses. With offices in Punta Gorda and Englewood, Farr Law Firm has extensive experience in all areas of litigation as well as in personal injury and wrongful death, marital and family law, real estate and title insurance, trusts and estates, business law, taxation, elder law and asset protection. For more information, please visit www.FARR.com.