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Madison is a borough located in Morris County, in the northern part of New Jersey. It boasts a population of 15,845, according to the 2010 United States Census. It is also referred to as “The Rose City.” Madison encompasses an area of a little over 4 square miles. It lies about 25 miles west of Manhattan and only twelve miles from Newark. Other small boroughs surround this community, including Florham Park to the northeast, Chatham, New Providence, Millburn and Woodland Park to the southeast, Morristown to the northwest and Short Hills to the east.

The charm of Madison inspires its residents and has even attracted attention from film producers. Episodes of The Sopranos have been filmed in downtown Madison. The personality of this town is more than just a façade with residents volunteering for good causes and helping out neighbors in need. Low crime and good schools appeal to families looking to relocate here. While there are numerous local shops with unique personalities, residents will also find popular chain restaurants, coffee shops and other businesses. Two colleges bring in more people with students from all over the world making this location their temporary home. Rail and bus service ensures an easy commute throughout Madison and to other boroughs. Prices for housing range from the low $200s to over one million, ensuring a wide range of homeowners can make Madison their new hometown. At the same time, easy access to New York City allows young professionals to consider this borough as well.

Just over 15% of the population were born outside of the U.S. with the majority coming from Europe and Asia. Those who were born in the U.S. have diverse ancestries, which include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, Russian and English. Of the adult residents of Madison, almost half of the population is married with another 8% either divorced or separated.

Representing the residents of Madison, Morris County and all of northern New Jersey in matters of family law is The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen. Mr. Van Aulen is an experienced attorney who has been practicing for more than 22 years in the area of family law and divorce. He has handled hundreds of cases in areas such as child custody, child relocation, and child support. Mr. Van Aulen is a staunch defender of those who have been victims of domestic abuse, At the same time, he also advocates for those who have been falsely accused.

Besides his vast experience as a family law attorney, Mr. Van Aulen also spent 13 years as an adjunct professor. He has written numerous articles about family law, which demonstrates his in-depth knowledge of the topic. Mr. Van Aulen has also received the distinction of being certified as a matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Van Aulen understands the emotional and physical toll that divorce takes on the family. He is a skilled negotiator and is often able to reach a resolution for his client without the need of further litigation. In the event that he is unable to resolve the case through negotiations, he will mount a solid case for his client.

If you are considering divorce or embroiled in a bitter custody battle, contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide representation for 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

Mr. Van Aulen will help you move on to the next stage of your life by providing strong legal counsel for your case. Contact him today at 201-845-7400 for a free initial consultation. Call The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen to find a family law attorney you can trust.

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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