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Bloomingdale is a borough located in Passaic County, which is in the northern portion of New Jersey. It encompasses just over nine miles and is situated west of Wanaque and Pompton Lakes and east of Butler and Franklin Lakes. Wayne and Kinnelon are also nearby. Newark lies 20 miles south of Bloomingdale while New York is only 30 miles away. This is a small borough with only 7.656 population, according to the 2010 United States Census.

Residents of Bloomingdale come from a variety of backgrounds. Predominate ancestries for this area include Italian, German, Irish, Polish and English. While the majority of people are native citizens, approximately fifteen percent are foreign born. Of the adult population, 8.5% are divorced and another 2.2% are separated. Just over half are married at 53%. Bloomingdale is home to two public elementary/middle schools and one public high school.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide representation to the people of Bloomingdale and surrounding communities in matters of divorce and family law. He has practiced for more than twenty-two years in New Jersey and is a trusted and experienced attorney in child custody cases for both men and women and child relocation. He has also defended victims of domestic violence as well as those who have been falsely accused. In addition to his services as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also been trained as a mediator to provide resolution without the need of a trial.

Peter Van Aulen is one of a small number of attorneys that has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. It is this distinction coupled with his experience and education that make him the attorney he is. He is not afraid to take on the difficult cases. He will fight for his clients’ rights and is committed to providing them the best defense to achieve their goals.

When you turn to Mr. Van Aulen for help with your case, you can be assured that he will be dedicated to your goals. He will return your calls in a timely manner and keep you updated on any developments while handling the challenges in his professional manner. Mr. Van Aulen will work hard as a negotiator to avoid the expense and time of a trial, but he will fight hard at trial if a resolution is not found. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey. The office is conveniently located near a number of major highways which makes it accessible from many towns in Northern New Jersey including Bloomingdale.

Mr. Van Aulen provides services for his clients in the following areas:

  • 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

Divorce is never an easy solution to a problem and it is often complicated by child custody issues and other situations. If you want an attorney who will advise you and fight for your interests, contact Mr. Van Aulen today. Set up an appointment for a free initial consultation by calling 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
Peter is an exceptionally great attorney. He handled my child custody case and was able to ease any of my concerns with honest answers. He always took the time to explain the pros/cons and was always available to answer any questions that I had… I would highly recommend this attorney to anyone who is looking for one. Jessica Cruz
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
Our cousin used Peter's law office to help with a sticky custody situation. He was extremely responsive, very nice and most importantly did an awesome job with the court! He is awesome. Lawrence Polsky

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