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Solving the Dilemma Caused by a Large Abandoned and Derelict Vessel Dumped Next to Our Clients' Pier

June 11, 2024

Clients turned to the Waterfront Law Team after someone sank and abandoned an 82-foot former U.S. Navy vessel in the Little Wicomico River, right next to their pier. In a remarkable result, one of our attorneys, Tom Berkley, persuaded the Virginia... Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Attorney Defeats City’s Claim of Inverse Condemnation in Ocean View Land Dispute

May 30, 2024

Last month, Waterfront Property Law Team attorney Bryan Peeples worked with a client to defend their land purchase in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Read the full article.

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Riparian Property Rights Attorney Wins Pier Case in Matthews County Circuit Court Appeal

May 30, 2024

The Waterfront Law Team of Pender & Coward recently represented a client in Matthews County, Virginia. Thanks to Bryan's efforts, our client will be able to enjoy his pier, boathouse and gazebo this summer. Read on to learn more. Read the full article.

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Lawsuit to Prove Ownership of Streambed Based on a King’s Grant

April 17, 2024

Read on to learn how the Waterfront Law Team recently went to court and used the Virginia law of King's Grants to help a waterfront property owner establish ownership rights to a stream running through their property. Read the full article.

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Pier Case Victory for Homeowners in Fairfax County

March 20, 2020

Jim Lang, Jeff Wilson and the Waterfront Law Team won a riparian rights case in Fairfax County Circuit Court for a homeowners’ association community pier and boat slips. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Scores a Complete Victory to Protect Virginia Beach Homes

February 24, 2020

Tom Berkley and the Waterfront Law Team won a major victory in federal court for stormwater management in Ashville Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Read the full article.