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Kinnelon is a small borough located in northern New Jersey in Morris County. It has a population of 10,248, according to the 2010 United States Census, and is a growing community. Residents enjoy the numerous parks and trails that run through the borough, which has a total area of 19 square miles. Other small boroughs surround Kinnelon, including Butler, Bloomingdale and Wanaque to the northeast, Riverdale and Pompton Lakes to the east, and Boonton to the south. Lincoln Park lies to the southeast while Lake Telemark is situated to the southwest. Newark is only 20 miles to the southeast while Manhattan is almost another six miles farther.

A diverse community makes its home in Kinnelon with just over 12% being foreign born. The majority come from Europe and Asia. Ancestries of those native to the country are just as diverse with lineages that include Irish, Italian, Polish, German, French and English. Approximately 63% of adult residents are married with another 6% either divorced or separated.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide legal counsel in matters of family law to the residents of Kinnelon and surrounding areas. Mr. Van Aulen has been a practicing attorney for more than 22 years. He has handled child custody cases for both men and women and advocated for victims of domestic abuse along with defending those who were falsely accused. Mr. Van Aulen has drafted divorce documents and prenuptial agreements and provided legal advice on child relocation and other family matters.

Mr. Van Aulen has also been trained as a mediator where he has provided sound advice for other attorneys in family law cases. He is a skilled negotiator with his own clients and often reaches a resolution without requiring further litigation. Besides his experience as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen served for 13 years as an adjunct professor . He has written numerous articles on many subjects within the broad topic of family law.

Another distinction that sets him apart from other attorneys is the fact that Mr. Van Aulen has been certified as a matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. This distinction has only been given to a small percentage of practicing attorneys in the state. It represents the experience and continuing education that Mr. Van Aulen has undergone through his career.

Mr. Van Aulen understands the challenges that come with divorce and child custody. He offers a listening ear to hear the details of your story before he offers legal advice. He works to create a sound strategy to achieve the desired results with the least amount of litigation. He is not afraid to take on the challenging cases and will mount a strong case to fight for your rights. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is you need any of 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

Contact Mr. Van Aulen today to schedule a free initial consultation. Call him at 201-845-7400 to find out how he can help you with the next step.

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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