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Lyndhurst is a growing community in the southern portion of Bergen County, New Jersey. The population of the community is 20,554, which was a six percent increase from the 2000 Census and another six percent from the 1990 Census. Surrounding Lyndhurst are several other boroughs, including Rutherford on the north, Kearny and Belleville on the southwest, Nutley and Bloomfield to the west and Secaucus to the east. Interstate 95 and Route 17 run right through the borough, providing convenient access to other boroughs and portions of New Jersey. The area of Lyndhurst occupies just over 4 ½ square miles. The city of Passaic is the largest one nearby at 3 ½ miles to the north. Newark is just six miles away while New York City is less than 13 miles to the southeast. Approximately one-fourth of the residents originate from other countries, including Latin America, Europe and Asia. Of those who are born in the U.S., they come from a variety of cultural backgrounds, which include German, Irish, Italian, Polish and Scotch-Irish. Just over half of the adult population is married and another 7.5% are divorced.

With a growing community like Lyndhurst, the need for strong legal representation in family matters also continues to increase. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen proudly represents the residents of this borough and surrounding communities with all of the domestic issues. Mr. Van Aulen has been practicing law for twenty-two years and has handled hundreds of cases. He has successfully represented both men and women in child custody cases and domestic abuse. He can draw up prenuptial agreements and draft divorce settlement agreements. No case is too big or too small to warrant his full attention. He is a successful mediator who works to avoid trial. However, he is always prepared to take a case to trial if required to get the best results for his clients. In addition to his vast legal experience, Mr. Van Aulen was also an adjunct professor for 13 years. He has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Attorney, which is a distinction very few of the many attorneys in New Jersey receive.

The main office for Mr. Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. If you are going through a domestic issue that requires legal help, talk to Mr. Van Aulen to get the resolution you need to move forward in your life. He provides the support you need and offers sound legal advice for your particular situation.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide many services in family law for those residents of Lyndhurst, including:

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

When your family problems have evolved to the point of needing legal assistance, you want someone who has been down that road many times, someone who understands the legal ramifications as well as the emotional turmoil of these situations. Contact Mr. Van Aulen today for a consultation so that he can begin to help you move forward. Call 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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