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Morris Township

Morris Township is located in northern New Jersey in the center of Morris County. According to the United States Census from 2010, the population is 22,306 with growth from previous censuses. It completely encircles Morristown borough and has an area of 15.7 square miles. The North Branch Whippany River runs along the northern side and Shakespeare Garden is along the southern portion of the township. I-287 runs through the township north-south, providing easy access to other parts of the state.

The township is in the shape of a doughnut, which surrounds Morristown all the way around. This design is not unique. In fact, it is just one of 21 doughnut-shaped municipalities. Commuters can choose either rail or bus service for access to other communities. The most common industries for jobs in Morris Township include technical and professional industries, education, finance and insurance and health care. Children in the township can attend the public schools of the Morris School District. However, there are also several private schools in the community. In fact, more than twice the percentage of children here attend private school as in the entire state with almost a third of them choosing these schools for their education. Almost two-thirds of the students choose a private undergraduate college as opposed to one-third in the entire state for their continuing education.

Approximately 10% of the residents are foreign born with the majority hailing from Asia, Europe or South America. A diverse culture has always been part of Morris Township’s history with ancestries from Italy, Germany, Ireland, Poland, England and Russia. Bordering the township are several other small communities, including Dover and Denville to the northwest, East Hanover to the northeast, Madison to the east, Summit, Berkeley Heights and Westfield to the southeast.

Residents in Morris Township can count on The Law Offices Peter Van Aulen for solid, dependable legal counsel in matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has been a practicing attorney in this area for more than 22 years.

He has represented both men and women in child custody cases and has won child support or modification when needed. Mr. Van Aulen is also a strong advocate for those who have been victims of domestic abuse, obtaining restraining orders for their protection. At the same time, he has also defended those who have been wrongfully accused of domestic assault. He has drafted divorce decrees and prenuptial agreements and he understands the details to make such documents binding.

Mr. Van Aulen also served for 13 years as an adjunct professor. He has written numerous articles on various matters of family law. He has taken many continuing education courses and passed an extensive exam to be certified as a matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. This is a distinction very few attorneys have received and is a testament of Mr. Van Aulen’s dedication to family law and his clients.

You need an attorney that you can trust if you are planning on a divorce or preparing for a child custody battle. Mr. Van Aulen will listen to your situation before offering his legal advice. He will propose a sound strategy to help you achieve your desired goal. You can meet with Mr. Van Aulen at The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

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

  • 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

Whether you have already begun the divorce process or are just considering it, you need to seek the legal counsel of an experienced family law attorney. Contact Mr. Van Aulen today at 201-845-7400 for a free initial consultation. Meet with him and learn how he can help you in this situation.

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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