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Livingston is a township in Essex County, New Jersey with a population of 29,366, according to the 2010 United States Census. Livingston is located on the east side of Essex County. It is a growing community with 7% growth from the 2000 Census. It has just over 14 square miles of area.

Several small boroughs surround Livingston, including Short Hills and Millburn to the south, West Orange to the east, Florham Park to the west and Roseland to the north. Also nearby are Essex Fells, Caldwell and South Orange. East Orange is six miles away and Newark is eight miles from Livingston. Manhattan lies 18 miles to the east.

Approximately one-fifth of the residents come from another country, with the majority from Asia and Europe. Those who are native to the US also have backgrounds of various lineages, including Italian, Russian, Irish, Polish and German. Over 63% of adult residents in Livingston are married. Another 5.5% are either divorced or separated. Livingston has eight public elementary schools and one high school with other private institutions. The school system was recognized in 1998 and has drawn in new residents.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides services to the residents of Livingston in matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has been an attorney for 22 years, specializing in family law. He has represented clients in a variety of situations, including child custody, alimony and child support. He has advocated for those who are victims of domestic abuse as well as those who have been falsely accused.

Mr. Van Aulen has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney, a distinction given to only a small percentage of attorneys in the state. In addition to his experience as an attorney, he has also been trained as a mediator. He served as an adjunct professor of law and has written many articles on various subjects of family law.

If you need someone with experience in divorce or child custody, Mr. Van Aulen is an attorney you can trust. He understands the complexities that surround these issues and how they take a toll on people physically, mentally and financially. He is ready to listen to your story and help you get through this difficult time. He is passionate about defending his clients and a skilled negotiator who will work hard to reach resolution without litigation. Mr. Van Aulen is not afraid to take on the more challenging cases and.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook. The office is conveniently located near exits for the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 17, Route 80 and New Jersey Parkway.

Talk to Mr. Van Aulen if you need assistance in one of the following service areas:

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

Count on Mr. Van Aulen to provide a solid defense and offer strong legal counsel for your situation. No matter what your situation is, you need an attorney that cares about his clients and is not afraid to fight for their best interests. Call The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen today for a consultation 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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