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Franklin Lakes

Located on the western side of Bergen County, New Jersey, Franklin Lakes is one of the less dense boroughs in the area. It has a population of 10,590 with a total area of almost 10 miles. It is a growing, affluent community with a diverse population. Residents are chiefly of Italian, Irish and German descent with almost 20% of the current population being foreign born from either Europe or Asia. Wyckoff is located just east of Franklin Lakes with Oakland on the west. Ramsey is to its north while Wayne and Pequannock are on the southern edge. Wayne is just five miles away and is the largest nearby city. Newark is 19 miles from Franklin Lakes while New York City is just over 26 miles in distance. Over 66% of the population is married and just over 4% are divorced.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen represents people in Franklin Lakes and surrounding communities in family issues. Mr. Van Aulen is an experienced attorney who specializes in divorce and family law to provide his clients with the dedicated, knowledgeable legal assistance they require. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases ranging from divorce cases to child custody battles to international child abduction. He is also a trained mediator who works with both parties to come to a satisfactory resolution to avoid court. When no agreement can be reached, he is prepared to fight on behalf of his client. He is an advocate for those who have been victims of domestic violence as well as defending those against false claims. He fought custody cases for both men and women. Mr. Van Aulen also served as an adjunct professor for thirteen years. He has received the distinction of being certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Attorney, a recognition limited to only a few of the many practicing attorneys in the state. This certification is given as a result of years of experience, education and a skill set that sets him apart from other attorneys.

If you are going through a difficult family matter, you know the importance of having someone on your side. Mr. Van Aulen will listen to your situation and formulate a plan for going forward. He will then defend your case to the best of his ability. He is passionate about representing his clients to achieve the best results on their behalf. Mr. Van Aulen’s office is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides legal assistance in many areas of family law, including the following:

  • 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

Divorce is never an easy decision, and it is often complicated by child custody battles, alimony and other factors. Mr. Van Aulen is never afraid to tackle the tough issues, and he is prepared to handle your case no matter how difficult the situation. Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen to schedule an appointment. He offers a free initial consultation, so give him a call 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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