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Dock interferes with plaintiff’s riparian rights (access required)

Defendants’ pier, which they constructed from their shoreline to the navigable waterway of a river, must be removed to the extent that it interferes with the riparian rights belonging to plaintiff’s property. Background Plaintiff Smith and defendants, the Popes, own adjacent parcels of land that abut the Lafayette River in Norfolk. While Smith was out of town, ...