Lake Litigation Attorneys In Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids

Michigan is home to many lakes where individuals, families, developers and businesses such as resorts have access to waterways on their properties. There are numerous laws and restrictions on how these lakes can be used, as well as the potential for disputes over property boundaries and water rights.

Lake Michigan Property Disputes

If you are involved in a dispute over a lake, you can rely on the water law attorneys at Willis Law to protect your interests. We can help you understand your rights as a lake property owner and work with you to ensure your rights are protected and your legal disputes are efficiently resolved in the most favorable ways possible.

We have a track record of proven results in representing parties before municipal boards and government entities. To learn how we can help you protect your interests as a lake property owner, call us toll free at (888) 461-7744. During your free initial consultation, we can walk you through your options and create a strategy for achieving your goals.

Are You at Odds With the DNR/DEQ?

Many lake litigation cases involve disputes among lake property owners and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). We have experience ensuring compliance with regulations and will work to protect you against unnecessary enforcement actions.

Commercial Lake Use

Our firm also has extensive experience with commercial real estate and zoning laws. We represent the rights of businesses, such as shipping businesses, boating businesses and resorts, that rely on lakes for their operation. We will be your strongest advocate as we seek to minimize your exposure and protect your bottom line.

Contact a Waterfront Property Lawyer Today

Our West Michigan attorneys can answer all your questions about your lake property rights. Contact us online or call (888) 461-7744 today to schedule a free initial consultation. We have office locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw.


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