Upland & Bottomland Titles

Upland & Bottomland Ownership 

Attorney, Consulting Expert, and Litigation Support
Serving the Entire State of Michigan

Riparian Water Bodies

Riparian Water Bodies 

Determined by Federal Surveys and Boundaries

Riparian Rights
Riparian Rights

Determined by State Law

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Federal Law Established the Boundaries of Michigan Lands and Waters

Lake Property Law, PLC has developed a base of knowledge in the Property and Supremacy Clauses of the U.S. Constitution and the statutes enacted by Congress pursuant thereto for the survey of Michigan townships, sections, subsections and water boundaries. These surveys can never be disturbed by any state statute or court decision.


Areas of Practice

Practice Areas-Free Initial Appointment

What created Michigan riparian water bodies?

Property by a lake

Federal Government Created Titles of Area Waters

Is it a myth that if I get my property description to get a little bit into the lake I'll have riparian rights?

Ownership of Water Bodies Not for Judges

If the Pioneers could find their wilderness property, I can use the same maps to determine riparian waters.?

Copper Harbor in Northern Michigan's Upper Peninsula during Summer via Drone

Buying Water Property-Free Initial Appointment

Is bottomland title of a body of water determined by the federal government?

Selling Water Property-Free Initial Consultation

Should I get an attorney prior to signing a purchase agreement?

Cottage Succession Plans-What Really is Being Saved

Did the U.S. Constitution and federal statutes determine Michigan riparian water bodies nearly 2 centuries ago?

Use of Inland Lakes by the Public

Federal Remedies for Wrongful State Action

What determines if a water body is riparian?

Footbridge over the Huron River in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A great spot for a picnic.

A Dock at Water’s Edge of Every Subdivision Highway, Road or Alley?

Is a meander line required to be surveyed near the edge of a water body for it to be riparian?


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