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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Kipnuk Alaska

Kipnuk is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 644. Kipnuk consists mostly Yupik speaking Eskimos; the name means a "bend" referring to the bend in the Kukaktlik River where it is situated. The original settlement was situated along "Nukatlpiartsunarli", a slough feeding into the Kukaktlik. This slough was thus named, because it was hard to detect during the Eskimo Wars. It was ideal for ambushing "Nukatlpiaks" or warrior/providers.

What is maritime and admiralty law?

Admiralty and maritime law involves cases related to navigation and commerce on oceans, rivers, and lakes. Admiralty and maritime cases can involve injuries to longshoremen and vessel crew members, contracts for cargo shipping, vessel collisions, and cruise ship passenger injuries. If your issues involves ships and shipping, business or commerce transacted at sea, finds and salvage, the duties, rights, and liabilities of ship owners, ship masters, and other maritime workers, it is within the realm of admiralty law.

Answers to maritime and admiralty law issues in Alaska

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