Lake Michigan Shoreline Property Issues
A unique offering, that can often turn complex for property owners; we aid clients in understanding their rights and assets when owning property on or adjacent to the Lake Michigan shore. Erosion has caused serious issues and concerns for many home and property owners. We assist clients with erosion issues and the property owner’s navigation of ordinances, licensing process, managing, and negotiating licenses or shoreline protection measures or revetments, negotiating contracts for shoreline protection or restoration projects. We counsel clients on their insurance claims for damage to shoreline protection systems, as well as their rights and ownership or leasing issues related to submerged lands and bottom lands. This can include addressing beach rights, beach use rights, boundary line disputes specific to lakefront properties, such as inland lakes.