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Divorce and Family Law in Union County

Union County is located in the state of New Jersey. According to the 2013 United States Census, the population was 548,256, making it the seventh-most populated county in the state. With a population of 4,955 people per square mile, Union County was the 15th-most populated county in America. The seat of Union County is Elizabeth. Union County is Adjacent to Essex, Hudson, Richmond, Middlesex, Somerset, and Morris counties. Union County is a Metropolitan area and contains many boroughs such as Fanwood, Garwood, Kenilworth, Mountainside, New Providence, Roselle Park, and Roselle. It also, contains the townships of Clark, Cranford, Berkeley Heights, Winfield, Hillside, Union, Springfield, and Westfield. Further, the county also has the cities of Summit, Linden, Elizabeth, Rahway, and Plainfield.

The county hosts Four Centuries in a Weekend, a festival that educates locals and visitors on the history of the county. It is held every year in the fall. There are numerous parks in Union County, including Lenape Park, Echo Lake Park and Passaic River Park. The county also has several public and private golf courses, a community pool, archery range and nature and science center. Union County College is a two-year school while Kean University is a public research university.

Major employers in Union County, include Merck & CO, with 10,000 employees and New England Motor Freight with almost 4,000 workers. The Overlook Medical Center and Trinitas Hospital provide jobs for those in the medical field.

The crime rate in Union County has steadily declined since 2002 when it was close to the national average. In recent years, it has dropped well below the national average crime rate. The majority of jobs in the county are found in construction, professional and technical services, and finance and insurance.

As the divorce rate continues to grow in New Jersey, the Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen will be there for you to help resolve your legal issues. Mr. Van Aulen has a meeting location in Union County in the township of Cranford. Peter is committed to providing quality representation to all of his clients who are experiencing failed marriages and family law issues. Peter has over twenty-two years of experience as a New Jersey divorce lawyer. Peter is one of only 161 attorneys certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney. Being designated as a certified matrimonial attorney is a formal verification of having ample knowledge, skill, experience and education in the areas of divorce and family law. Peter Van Aulen has handled hundreds of cases and has won child custody cases for both men and women. He also has experience in child relocation, difficult custody, parent alienation and international child abduction cases.

At the Law offices of Peter Van Aulen, we understand that divorce is one of the most painful and difficult experiences you can go through in your life. Peter Van Aulen’s offices in Union County will make you feel stable and confident that your divorce or family issue will be handled with integrity and care.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen will provide assistance in:

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

If you need help or guidance in any of these areas, contact Peter Van Aulen. Mr. Van Aulen will fight for your best interests and protect your rights. Picking the right attorney can be difficult, but is one of the most important decisions to make in your divorce. Peter Van Aulen offers a free initial consultation not only to answer questions about your divorce or family law issue, but to give you the opportunity to get to know him as professional who has the knowledge, skill and passion to represent and protect you and your family’s welfare. Call him today 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
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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