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Riparian Rights of Michigan’s Waterfront Property Owners

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If you are like so many other owners of property abutting Michigan’s many lakes and other bodies of what, you may wonder about your rights to access the water. Those rights are known as riparian rights, and there are several important things Michigan property owners seeking to use the water should know about them.

In this video, Dalton & Tomich, PLC attorney Larry Opalewski explains:
– What are riparian rights?
– What do riparian rights include?
– What caveats and considerations relate to riparian rights?

Visit the easements and riparian rights section of our website for more information and additional resources. Another riparian rights related videos that you may find helpful include Fishing, Swimming and Docking Rights at Inland Michigan Lakes and and What is an Easement?

For legal questions related to riparian rights, call 313.859.6000.

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