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Berkeley Heights

Berkeley Heights is a small township located in the western portion of Union County, which is situated in the northeastern part of New Jersey. The population as of the 2010 United States Census was 13,183 with an area of just over six square miles for this township.

Berkeley Heights received the distinction of being named as Money magazine's 2013 Best Places to Live at number six, fulfilling its motto of "A Great Place to Live." Part of the township includes the historic remains of Deserted Village which is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It includes several buildings from the town's early days with homes and other businesses for the workers of a paper mill.

Surrounding Berkeley Heights are several small boroughs and towns, including Watchung to the southwest and Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Plainfield to the southeast. North Plainfield lies to the south while Mountainside is on the east. New Providence is just to the northeast along with Woodland Park. Union is also located to the east with Newark just 13 miles to the northeast and Manhattan another 11 miles further.

Approximately 13% of the residents were foreign born with the majority of them arriving from Asia, Europe or Latin America. Of those who were native born, they also provide diverse lineages that include Italian, German, Russian, Irish, Polish and English. Just over 60% of the adult population is married with another 7% divorced or separated.

If you live in or work in Berkeley Heights or any of the surrounding boroughs, you can count on The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for legal counsel in family matters and divorce. Mr. Van Aulen is an attorney with more than 22 years of experience. He has a solid reputation from his many years of practice providing clients with compassionate, aggressive representation. He has handled many kinds of cases from paternity testing to child relocation to modification of alimony. Mr. Van Aulen is also dedicated to helping victims of domestic abuse.

Along with his vast experience as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen served as an adjunct attorney for 13 years. He is member of the early settlement panel where he listened to cases by other attorneys and provided legal recommendations to help those clients avoid litigation. He is also a skilled negotiator for his own clients and has saved them the time and expense of litigation on many occasions. If a resolution cannot be found, Mr. Van Aulen is ready and capable of providing a solid case for his clients, even when the case is particularly challenging.The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for any of the following services:

  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Paternity
  • Annulment
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Child Relocation
  • Modification of Support
  • College Tuition Disputes
  • Prenuptial Agreements

If you are ready to take the next step in your situation, you can contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for an attorney that will fight for you. Call for a free initial consultation at 201-845-7400.

Client Reviews
Peter has integrity, and values his relationships with his clients beyond his financial relationship with them. For me to say this about any lawyer is really saying something. He is compassionate, straightforward and knowledgeable. I would easily recommend him to anybody. Lewie W.
Peter Van Aulen handled my case with great diligence and integrity. He is also a compassionate individual who realizes what a difficult time divorce can be emotionally. Peter works hard and doesn't take any shortcuts in preparing for a case… I highly recommend Mr. Van Aulen and his staff. Chuck Solomon
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Peter Van Aulen is a very compassionate, honest and straightforward person. He was there for me at my lowest point with a genuine concern not only for my situation, but for me and my child's well being above all… He is fair and he is strong and when push comes to shove he is there for you. Cathy Dodge
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