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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Montpelier Iowa

Montpelier is an unincorporated community in eastern Muscatine County, Iowa, United States. Located along Iowa Highway 22, it lies on the Mississippi River above the city of Muscatine, the county seat of Muscatine County. Its elevation is 568 feet (173 m), and it is located at 41°27′33″N 90°48′26″W / 41.45917°N 90.80722°W / 41.45917; -90.80722 (41.4591974, -90.8070883). Montpelier's post office was first established under the name of Iowa on 1836-04-19, changed to Montpelier on 1839-04-01, and discontinued on 1846-02-11. Although it was reestablished on 1882-02-28, it was finally discontinued on 1986-02-18, when it was attached to the Blue Grass post office. Although its post office is gone, Montpelier retains its own ZIP Code, 52759. The community is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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 Iowa

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