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Clifton is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 84,136 retaining its position as the state's 11th-largest municipality. Clifton is located 10 miles (16 km) west of New York City off both Route 3 and Route 46. The city is also served by the Garden State Parkway, Route 19 and Route 21. With a land area of 11.3 miles, the population density is high; however the borough maintains its small town charm. With an average family size of 3.33, native families enjoy the local businesses and landmarks of Jersey life including Dundee Park. Home to a large public library, 2 public high schools and one private high school, the city has a growing population centered on its families.

For residents in a small borough like Clifton, when they need legal help in family issues, they want an attorney they can count on. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides representation for this community and all of Bergen County on matters of divorce and family law. Mr. Van Aulen has twenty-two years of experience in this area. That is over two decades of fighting for his clients and representing them in tough cases that include child custody, alimony, international child abduction and other issues. He purists, no matter how tough it is. At the same time, Mr. Van Aulen is a skilled negotiator and has been trained as a mediator. He has seen many situations come to a successful conclusion without going to court. However, if a resolution cannot be found and you must take your case to court, he will be right there beside you. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases and is dedicated to his clients. In addition, he is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. It is a designation that has been given to a small number of attorney's in New Jersey. He has written numerous articles on family and divorce law which can be viewed on his website.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey. Peter Van Aulen's office is located near a number of major highways which makes it a short trip from many towns in Northern New Jersey. If you are going through a divorce or other family issue, he can meet with you and discuss your case. You won’t find a more committed attorney who will fight hard for you.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide numerous services under the broad umbrella of family law, including:

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

Choose an attorney that you can trust to fight for you and not give up. Mr. Van Aulen is ready to hear your story and help you get started on the road to a new life. Give him a call at 201-845-7400 for a consultation.

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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