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Dumont is a small borough in the middle of Bergen County, New Jersey. It takes up just under two square miles and is surrounded by the neighboring boroughs of River Edge, Bergenfield, Cresskill and Demarest. Besides these small communities, Dumont is only a little over six miles from Yonkers and 16 miles from Jersey City. New York City is just 17 miles from this small borough. The population for Dumont is 17,479, according to the 2010 United States Census. Slightly more than one-third of the residents commute outside of town for work. Approximately one-fourth of those living in Dumont are foreign-born with the majority coming from Asia or Europe. The average family size is 3.27 with just over half of the population being listed as married. About seven percent of the population is divorced.

In towns like Dumont, there is a strong need for an experienced attorney who specializes in family law. Even with a low crime rate, the town often has family issues that require mediation or even representation in court. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide the expertise and experience that people need in such situations. Mr. Van Aulen has twenty-two years of experience in family law and divorce, handling difficult cases such as child custody battles, child support disputes and many other cases. He has represented both men and women in child custody with numerous wins. In addition, he advocates for the victims of domestic abuse as well as those who are falsely accused. He has seen both sides of the issues and provides a listening ear and a sound strategy for every situation. Besides being a first-rate, reputable attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has received the distinction of being one of a few attorneys in the state to be certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Attorney. He is trained as a mediator to work through issues and avoid the time and expense of a trial. However, Mr. Van Aulen is always prepared to go trial to get the results for his clients.

If you are dealing with the traumatic experience of divorce, you need someone to represent you that understands the system. Mr. Van Aulen provides you with a solid strategy and the support you need to get through a difficult time. He has won hundreds of cases involving divorce, child custody and even grandparent visitation and custody in unique situations. He is prepared to fight for you through to the end. Mr. Van Aulen is based in Saddle Brook.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen represent a variety of cases within family law, including:

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

When you are going through a difficult time due to family issues, you need a competent, understanding attorney who is passionate about his clients and achieving the best results. You need Mr. Van Aulen on your side. To get to know him, contact him for a consultation. 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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