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A city steeped in history, Millburn is located in Essex County, New Jersey. It was first organized in 1857 and is home to the Paper Mill Playhouse, which is a regional theater that was established in 1938. The township encompasses over nine miles and is surrounded by other boroughs. Chatham lies to the west and Maplewood is on the east. Springfield is located to the south of Millburn. Other nearby towns include Short Hills, Summit, South Orange, Union and Woodland Park. Newark is a larger city just seven miles to the east with Manhattan another 11 miles beyond.

The population of Millburn is 20,149, according to the 2010 United States Census, which was an increase from both the 2000 Census and the 1990 Census. About one-fifth of the residents in Millburn were born in other countries. The majority of them come from Asia and Europe. The residents who are native also have diverse histories. Their ancestors come from Ireland, Russia, Italy, Germany and Poland. Almost 70% of adult residents are married with another 6% divorced or separated.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen represents residents of Millburn and all of Essex County in matters of family law. This includes divorce, child custody and support. Mr. Van Aulen has represented both men and women in child custody cases and drafted both divorce decrees and prenuptial agreements. In addition, he has obtained restraining orders for victims of domestic abuse. He has handled cases involving paternity testing, child relocation and alimony. Furthermore, he has been trained as a mediator. In recognition for his skills and 22 years of experience as a practicing attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. This is a distinction that only a small percentage of New Jersey attorneys have received.

In addition to his career as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also been an adjunct professor of law. He has written many articles on various aspects of family law, providing knowledge to others in his profession.

Mr. Van Aulen will give your case the attention it deserves. He is a committed attorney who is dedicated to fighting for his clients. He responds quickly to all phone calls and will keep you apprised of the case as it goes along. Mr. Van Aulen understands the physical, emotional and financial toll that divorce takes on people, and he is passionate about helping you reach a resolution quickly.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Contact him there for a free initial consultation. The office is conveniently near exits for the New Jersey Parkway, Route 80, Route 17 and New Jersey Turnpike.

Mr. Van Aulen provides the following services for his clients:

  • 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

No matter what your particular situation is, you can trust Mr. Van Aulen to provide a dedicated defense and solid counsel. Call The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen and schedule your 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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