Great Wicomico River 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 Great Wicomico River Waterfront Property Owners in Virginia

If you head about 60 miles northeast of Richmond to the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, you’ll find the Great Wicomico River. It is fed by the Crabbe Mill and Bush Mill Streams and then flows over 15 miles into the Chesapeake Bay. A lighthouse existed at the entrance of the river from 1889 until 1967. Today there are many beautiful properties that overlook the Great Wicomico River. Our teams’ extensive knowledge of waterfront (riparian) property rights law, maritime and admiralty law, and environmental law has helped clients all over Virginia.


Examples Of Successful Legal Cases Defending Great Wicomico River Property Owners

Private Pier Construction

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Advocating for the rights of property owners to construct private piers at their residence.

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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:


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.

Serving Commercial and Residential Property Owners on the Great Wicomico River

The Great Wicomico River is a 15.2-mile-long river in the U.S. state of Virginia, located approximately 60 miles northeast of Richmond.

Neighboring cities and small populated areas to the Great Wicomico River - Kilmarnock, VA; White Stone, VA; Tangier, VA; Lancaster, VA; Smith Island, VA; Heathsville, VA; Deltaville, VA; Irvington, VA; Urbanna, VA; Sandy Point, VA; Tibitha, VA; Fairport, VA; Blackberry, VA; Fleeton, VA; Lee Dale Shores, VA; Mila, VA; Lilian, VA; Reedville, VA and Remo, VA