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Divorce and Family Law in Passaic County

Passaic County is located in New Jersey in the northern portion of the state. It covers a total of 197.10 square miles and has a total population of 501,226, according to the 2010 United States Census. This figure ranks it ninth in population for the state. The county seat for Passaic County is Paterson and is the city with the largest population within the county. West Milford covers the most area of the county at just over 80 square miles. Only 2% of the population is rural. Some of the cities within Passaic County include Clifton, Wayne, Ringwood, West Paterson, Little Falls, Passaic and Pompton Lakes. Bergen County borders Passaic County to the east while Morris County is the border on the southwest and Orange County, New York to the northwest. On the northern side lies Rockland County, New York with Essex County to the south. Approximately one-fourth of the county’s residents were not born in the United States. Of those who were born in the U.S. their first ancestries are diverse. Residents with Italian lineage make up 16% of the population, followed by the Irish, German, Polish, Dutch and English.

In such a populous county such as Passaic County, the need for qualified, reputable family law attorneys is great. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide committed, experienced representation for the residents in the area. Whether you are going through a divorce, fighting for custody of your children or trying to get the child support payments increased, legal assistance is essential. Mr. Van Aulen has twenty-two years of experience as a family law attorney in New Jersey. He has handled hundreds of cases and represented both men and women in child custody battles and divorce. He also creates prenuptial agreements and handles paternity cases. In addition the level and variety of legal experience that Mr. Van Aulen provides for his clients, he also has a background in education. He served as an adjunct professor for 13 years. He has also been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Attorney. This is a distinction only given to a few attorneys who practice in New Jersey. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Peter Van Aulen's office is near a number of major highways which makes it accessible from many towns in Northern New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide services in family law, including the following:

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

Family issues are often complex matters where a lot of emotions are involved. It takes an attorney that is both compassionate and professional to help you get through this difficult time. Mr. Van Aulen is dedicated to helping his clients obtain the results they want to get on with their lives. Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen to schedule an appointment. Call him 201-845-7400 for a free initial 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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