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Fairview is a small borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It is positioned in the southern portion of the county next to Ridgefield and Edgewater, which borders the Hudson River. Other nearby boroughs include Guttenberg, Palisades Park, Fort Lee and West New York. The closest large city is Union City, which is less than four miles from Fairview. Jersey City is also close by at just under 7 ½ miles while New York City is only nine miles away. Fairview is a small borough with less than one square mile for its area. According to the 2010 United States Census, 13,835 residents claim this borough as their home. This is a growth of just under 5% since the last census taken in 2000, which was a big jump in residency from the 1990 Census of 23%. Approximately half of the residents come from Asia and Latin America and were not born in the U.S. Of those who are long-term residents, their backgrounds are diverse. Ancestries originate from Italy, Germany, Ireland, the West Indies and Arabic countries.

Children of Fairview can attend the elementary schools in the community up to ninth grade. Once they enter high school, they will go to Cliffside Park High School. Bus service provides public transportation to the borough. The median age for the community is 35 years, indicating that a lot of young families live in this area. The median home value is $368,000, making Fairview one of the more affordable places to live in northern New Jersey. Only eight percent of residents work within the borough. Unemployment is slightly lower than the state average, and construction makes up the majority of job opportunities for Fairview. Almost one-third of the jobs in the borough are construction-related. Retail comes in at 12 percent.

With such a growing community as Fairview, legal experts in family law are needed to handle the various issues and cases that come up. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is proud to represent residents of this community for all of their family law needs. Whether they need to finalize a divorce or fight for custody of the children, Mr. Van Aulen will help through the situation. With his twenty-two years of experience as a family law attorney, he is knowledgeable about state law and will provide a solid case for each situation. In addition, he has earned the title of certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Attorney. It is a recognition given only to a small handful of the many lawyers in New Jersey. He creates prenuptial agreements for clients and works with grandparents to obtain custody when the parents are not able to care for the children. He is a strong defender for those who have been victimized by domestic abuse and is a powerful advocate for all of his clients.

Mr. Van Aulen is also a skilled negotiator with his training and experience as a mediator playing a key role in his negotiations. The location for The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is in Saddle Brook.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen can assist with the following areas:

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

Divorce is often a difficult and painful time. It is also complicated, which is when you need a trusted attorney to represent you. Don’t try to navigate the complicated legal aspects of divorce or custody alone. You can rely on the experience and dedication of Peter Van Aulen to help you through this difficult situation. Mr. Van Aulen is experienced and committed to his clients. Give him a call today for a free initial consultation and find out how he can help you through this difficult time in your life. Contact him 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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