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Littoral Rights

September 18, 2023

Determining the extent of your rights, whether they be littoral or riparian, brings up a complicated area of the law requiring special expertise. Continue reading to learn the key differences and specifically, more about your littoral rights. Read the full article.

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What is Civil Litigation - Process & Cost

August 28, 2023

Civil litigation is where one person/party files against another to vindicate a legal right. We discuss the process and costs associated with civil litigation. Read the full article.

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Overturning an Environmental Agency Decision – Waterfront Law Team Webinar Recap

August 28, 2023

In our latest webinar, Jim Lang of the Waterfront Law Team discusses the difference between cases involving environmental agency decisions, how they differ from a “normal” civic case, and things you can do to increase your chances of winning. Read the full article.

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Lawsuits Against Government Agencies

July 26, 2023

Five crucial differences and challenges between the typical civil lawsuit and the lawsuit brought against government agencies. Read the full article.

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How to Build a Pier in Virginia – Waterfront Law Team Webinar Recap

July 12, 2023

In our latest webinar, Jim Lang with the Waterfront Law Team and Joe Keffler with Colin Marine Construction discuss legal issues around pier construction projects, the Joint Permit Application, how to find a reputable construction contractor and... Read the full article.

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Sackett v. EPA Supreme Court Decision: Clean Water Act Does Not Regulate “Isolated” Wetlands

June 21, 2023

The United States Supreme Court rules in Sackett v. EPA that the federal clean water act (CWA) does not regulate “isolated” wetlands. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Joins HalfMoon Education in Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Courses

June 19, 2023

On July 28th, Waterfront Law Team attorney, Bryan Peeples, and other law professionals will present a webinar on the topic of Virginia Land and Water Law: Ownership and Access. Register here to join. Read the full article.

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Horn V. Webb Decision: The Impact of Express Easements on Waterfront Property Rights in Virginia

May 17, 2023

Explore the Horn v. Webb decision and its implications for waterfront property owners. Learn about express easements, prescriptive easement, and ways you can legally prepare to mitigate risks. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Supports Lynnhaven River NOW’s 21st Annual Oyster Roast

May 10, 2023

The 21st Annual Lynnhaven River NOW (LRNow) Oyster Roast took place last Saturday; May 6th and the Waterfront Law Team was happy to support such an important event. Read the full article.