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Dover is a town in New Jersey located right along the Rockaway River. It is in the central part of Morris County and lies just about 30 miles west of New York City. It is also 23 miles from Newark. Other nearby towns include Victory Gardens to the southeast, Wharton and Mount Arlington to the northwest, Rockaway and White Meadow to the northeast and Succasunna-Kenvil to the southwest.

The population of Dover is 18,157, according to the 2010 United States Census. It has a total area of just under 3 square miles. Almost half of the adult residents are married at 46% while another 12% are either divorced or separated. Dover is a diverse region with many ancestries represented, including Italian, German, Irish, English and Polish. About half of the residents were born outside the United States. Highway 46 runs through the town with I-80 just to the north for easy access to surrounding communities and jobs.

Residents in the Dover area can turn to The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen when they are looking for solid, experienced legal help in matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has been a practicing attorney for 22 years, committed to family law and divorce. He understands the impact that divorce and custody battles have on everyone involved. These cases affect the emotional, mental and financial health of the parties, and he wants to achieve a satisfactory resolution as quickly as possible.

Mr. Van Aulen has handled hundreds of cases for his clients. He has represented both men and women in child custody and fought for and against visitation. He has created prenuptial agreements and divorce decrees and fought for those who have been victims of domestic abuse. In addition to his experience as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also served as an adjunct professor for 13 years. He has written over 30 articles on divorced and family law that are located on his website.

You can count on Mr. Van Aulen to listen to your story before offering advice. He will mount a strong case on your behalf and fight for your rights. He doesn't give up on difficult cases, but is dedicated to achieving a satisfactory resolution for all of his clients. You can visit Mr. Van Aulen at his office in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. His office is near a number of highways which makes it an easy commute from most communities in Northern New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide the following services:

  • 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

When you are dealing with divorce or a child custody battle, you need someone experienced and committed to your case. Mr. Van Aulen is an attorney that you can trust. Contact him today at 201-845-7400 to schedule your consultation. He will listen to your story and help you decide the next step to take in your situation.

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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