Water Rights

A Skilled Attorney Specializing in Water Rights, Serving Fremont County, Wyoming, and Beyond

Here in Wyoming, we understand the importance of water. This resource is not only crucial to life, but also to the livelihoods of many workers all across the state. This is especially true in Fremont County, where agriculture is one of the most important industries in the area. Additionally, Wyoming’s rivers, lakes, streams, and ponds provide pristine access to activities like fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, rafting, and other recreation and tourist activities. When dealing with matters regarding water rights, you’ll need an attorney who has a deep understanding of the law and a strong ability to negotiate. 

John Schumacher boasts extensive experience in handling water rights matters for numerous years, adeptly navigating negotiations and courtroom proceedings alike. He is proficient in addressing a range of issues including:

  • Surface water rights
  • Underground water rights

With over three decades of expertise, Schumacher Law Firm, P.C. in Riverton, Wyoming, is fully equipped to manage water rights issues of any scale or intricacy.


Navigating Wyoming’s Water Rights Laws

In Fremont County, we are usually blessed with water that is at least sufficient for our needs, if not even more abundant than that. Wyoming law treats water as a finite resource and encourages conservation and responsible use. This is true whether you’re using your water resources for recreation or commercial use. We can help you make plans and set goals for responsible usage, especially if you’re using water for agricultural or commercial purposes. 

Occasionally, water rights disputes can cause issues between those who share this precious resource. At Schumacher Law Firm, we can help you examine the issue, defend your rights, and help negotiate for a fair and reasonable outcome.