Northwest River: Virginia Waterfront Property Law Case Examples

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Riparian Rights: Waterfront Property Virginia

Jim Lang and his team at Pender & Coward, P.C. work hard to protect the rights of Virginians who live, work, and play on the 3,285 square miles of water in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jim and his team have decades of experience taking care of people like you throughout Virginia in all matters related to waterfront (riparian) property rights, maritime & admiralty law, and environmental law.

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Legal Services for Northwest River Waterfront Property Owners in Virginia

Located in Chesapeake, Virginia, the Northwest River is one of the few rivers in the Tidewater area that does not flow directly into the Chesapeake Bay. The Northwest River is a ”blackwater” river that drains eastward from the Great Dismal Swamp. Our teams’ extensive knowledge of waterfront (riparian) property rights law, maritime and admiralty law, and environmental law has helped clients all across Virginia.


Examples Of Our Team Experience Defending Northwest River Property Owners

Helped Property Owner In Complying With The Wetlands Provision

Assisted a property owner in complying with the wetlands provision in the federal Clean Water Act after he received an Administrative Compliance Order issued by the EPA.

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We Protect Your Waterfront Property, Maritime, and Environmental Rights

These represent just a few of the many instances in which Jim and his team have assisted clients on or near Virginia’s waterways. If you have a legal issue pertaining to any Virginia waterway, call Jim Lang and his team at (757) 502-7326 or email him at:

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Waterfront & Riparian Rights Law Experience With Virginia Waterway

We work in one of the longest and most diverse coastlines in the world - 7,213 miles – over three times the distance between Virginia Beach and San Diego. Virginia is also home to numerous rivers and tributaries, and a great variety of wetlands. These waterways include:

Although no two cases are alike, click on the links above to see examples of our work helping Virginians in the waterways of Virginia. We’re standing by and ready to help navigate your unique situation - Schedule Your Consultation Now.

Serving Commercial and Residential Property Owners on the Northwest River

The Northwest Yeocomico River is a 1.7-mile-long tidal tributary of the Yeocomico River in the U.S. state of Virginia. The Yeocomico River system is a tidal branch of the Potomac River.

Neighboring cities include: Poquoson, VA; Gloucester Point, VA; Hampton, VA; Carrollton, VA; Norfolk, VA; Newport News, VA; Benns Church, VA; Yorktown, VA; Portsmouth, VA; Earness, VA; Fox Hill, VA; Langley View, VA; Edgewater, VA; Odd, VA; Back River, VA; Clarkdale, VA and River Terrace, VA