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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Orondo Washington

Orondo is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Washington, United States. It is part of the Wenatchee–East Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the area although not a CDP is about 500. Orondo is a growing river home community. For years the area served fruit growers with such crops as apples, cherries, pears, and peaches. The area is starting to grow with the influx of retired couples and those looking for a vacation home along the banks of the Columbia River. With warm summers and relative cheap utility rates have made Orondo an attractive home. Orondo supports one gas station/store, a restaurant, U.S. Post Office, bank branch, and multitude of fruit stands along U.S. Highway 2. Desert Canyon Golf course is also located nearby.

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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