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Florham Park

Florham Park is situated in the east-central part of Morris County, which is located in northern New Jersey. This borough is the location of the New York Jets' main headquarters. It encompasses an area of 7.5 square miles and the 2010 U.S Census showed it had a population of 11,696. Florham Park was the last of several names for this borough, including Broomtown because rooms were manufactured here. A wealthy couple came and settled in the area in a beautiful mansion, naming it Florham. A second family bought a property, naming it Brooklake Park. The current name of the town comes from the two estates.

Florham Park has an elementary school through eighth grade. High school students go to Hanover Park High School in East Hanover. Portions of two colleges are located in the borough. Bus service makes it easy for residents to commute to other boroughs. A large chemical plant is based in Florham Park, which provides jobs to many residents. Other occupations within this borough include finance, insurance, technical services, manufacturing and education.

A diverse group of people make Florham Park their home. They hail from diverse lineages, including Italian, Polish, German, Irish and English. Approximately, 13% were born outside of the United States with the majority coming from Europe and Asia. Florham Park is located just 11 miles from Newark and 21 miles from Manhattan. Other nearby communities include Madison to the southwest, Short Hills, Summit and Millburn to the southeast, Chatham and Woodland Park to the south and Morristown to the northwest. Livingston lies to the east of Florham Park.

Of the adult population, half are married with another 36% never married. Another 6.5% are either separated or divorced.

Peter Van Aulen provides legal representation for families in Florham Park and all of Morris County. Mr. Van Aulen has over 22 years of experience in family law. He has handled hundreds of divorces. In addition, he has helped grandparents win custody and advocated for alteration in child support or alimony. He is experienced in drafting prenuptial agreements and divorce decrees.

You can count on Mr. Van Aulen to provide sound legal advice once he has heard your story. He understands the emotional, psychological and financial impact of divorce, and he takes that into consideration when providing counsel. He is a skilled negotiator and has settled many cases without the expense and time of a trial. However, he is always prepared to staunchly defend his clients in the courtroom when necessary. Mr. Van Aulen isn’t afraid to take on a challenging case.

In addition to Mr. Van Aulen's years of experience, he was as an adjunct professor for 13 years. He is also a trained mediator. He was certified by the N.J. Supreme Court as a matrimonial attorney, a distinction held by only a small number of the practicing attorneys in the state. He has written many articles on family and divorce law which are located on his website. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Peter Van Aulen's office is near a number of highways which makes it an easy commute from most towns in Northern New Jersey.

Mr. Van Aulen handles the following cases:

  • 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

Divorce, child custody and other family issues are often emotional and difficult to resolve. Don’t travel this road alone. Legal counsel can help you determine the options available to you and guide you in the right direction for your circumstances. You need someone who can be objective in the situation and dedicated to protecting your rights in the matter. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen offers a consultation. Call him at 201-845-7400 to arrange an appointment at a location and time that is convenient for you.

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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