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

Addressing Destruction of Land and Water Titles

Do the original government plats actually show what is land and what is a body of water?

Actions Against Local Government Officials and Employees Re: Bottomland Rights and Regulations

Should I get a Public Land Survey System attorney prior to signing a purchase agreement with a buyer or seller?

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

Two Distinct Areas of Riparian-ism: State vs. Federal

Didn't the U.S. Constitution, U.S. statutes and Supreme Court decisions create answers to these matters two centuries ago?

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

Jurisdiction of Courts and Legislatures to Create Lakes

Are court decisions void and of no effect if there is no power to create navigable waters?

Illegal Local Government Zoning and Police Power Over Bottomlands

Is legislative creation of navigable waters a violation of the Constitution of the United States and federal statutes?

Use of Inland Lakes by the Public

Navigable State Waters

Was navigability of our lakes and rivers in Michigan determined forever by the federal government centuries ago?

Property by a lake

All Lake Access Matters, Including Public, Subdivision and Keyholing

Is it ever within the power of a state court to determine whether a federal survey and plat are erroneous?

Public Trust in Michigan Waters

Do the original government plats actually show whether "allsports lakes" are water bodies or whether they are private property? of bottomland owners?


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