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Cliffside Park

Located in the southeast corner of Bergen County lies Cliffside Park, New Jersey. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population of this borough is 23,594. It is a growing community with a 3.6% increase from the 20000 Census. This is a rather dense population since the land for Cliffside Park consists of less than one square mile. The major thoroughfares for the city include Anderson Avenue and Palisade Avenue with views of the New York City skyline and the Hudson River for residents and visitors to enjoy. The nearest large city with 50,000 residents or more is Union City, located just four miles away. The nearest cities include Guttenberg, Palisades Park, Fort Lee and Edgewater. New York City is only nine miles from Cliffside Park. The population in this community is made up of diverse cultures, including Italian, Irish, Polish, Arab and German. Almost half of the residents are foreign-born. While just over 50% of the adult population is married, another 10% are divorced.

Students in Cliffside Park can attend school all the way through high school in the community. There is bus service for public transportation, allowing easy commuting to other boroughs. The most common industries for jobs here are retail businesses, manufacturing, construction and other blue collar careers. Cliffside Park has attracted the film industry over the years with one of the big movies of the 1980s, Big starring Tom Hanks, having scenes filmed in the community. In the TV series, The King of Queens, the outside of the house for the main characters was filmed in Cliffside Park. Several famous people hail from this community, including Dr. Oz and his wife.

As with all growing communities, Cliffside Park has increasing domestic issues, including divorce and child custody. Those who are involved in these complex issues need strong representation. The Law Office of Peter Van Aulen is dedicated to serving residents in the borough and providing a solid defense regardless of how difficult the case. Mr. Van Aulen has twenty-two years of experience in family law and is recognized for his knowledge, skills and education. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney. He has received favorable evaluation by other attorneys and judges and passed an extensive exam to receive the designation. In addition to his vast experience as a family law attorney, Mr. Van Aulen also served thirteen years as an adjunct professor and he is trained as a mediator. His negotiation skills have served him well to enable clients to receive resolution without the expense and time of a formal court case. He understands what his clients need and works hard to ensure they receive the best results for their situation. Mr. Van Aulen is a compassionate, dedicated attorney who will fight for his clients.

Mr. Van Aulen will put his experience to work for you in whatever situation you find yourself in. Whether it is dealing with a difficult divorce, handling custody issues or even creating a prenuptial agreement, you have someone on your side. He listens to your situation and then formulates a plan to achieve a solution that works for your best interests. The Mr. Van Aulen's office is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen offer assistance in many areas of family law including:

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

Mr. Van Aulen is an attorney that is passionate about representing his clients. He is not afraid to take on challenging and difficult cases to get the best results for his clients. He offers a free initial consultation with no expectations other than to get to know you and to let you get to know him. Give him a call today at 201-845-7400 to find out how he can help you.

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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