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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Boyds Washington

Boyds is an unincorporated community in Ferry County, Washington, United States. Boyds is located along the south end of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area near the Kettle River, which serves as a boundary with Stevens County. The community of Barstow can be found a few miles to the north. Boyds is assigned the ZIP code 99107. Boyds is a politically conservative area and a stronghold for the Republican Party.

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 Washington

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