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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Miami New Mexico

Miami is an unincorporated community in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. Miami lies on State Road 21 and is in between Springer and Sunny Side. The community includes about 6 homes and 8 ranches. Miami is about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of the Philmont Scout Ranch base camp, but is only about 4 miles (6.4 km) from the Rayado campsite. Miami was named by its founders after Miami, Ohio and was originally called Miami Ranch. Miami Lake, a private man-made reservoir, located just off State Road 21, six miles (10 km) due west of the community, was part of the Miami Project of the Farmers Development Company which purchased 20,000 acres (81 km) in the area in 1906.

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 New Mexico

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