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Morristown is a city in New Jersey and the county seat of Morris County, which is located in the northern part of the state. It is home to Morristown National Historical Park and is one of the areas that played a key role in the American Revolution. The first settlers were the Dutch and Swedish, but today's ancestry is more diverse. They come from diverse backgrounds that include Irish, Italian, German, West Indian and Polish. In addition, about 30% are foreign born and come from Latin America and Europe.

The nearest large city is Union just 13 miles to the southeast with Newark only 16 miles away. Manhattan lies 26 miles to the east. Several small towns surround Morristown, including Morris Plains to the north, Mendham borough to the west and Madison, Florham Park and Chatham to the southeast. Victory Gardens and Rockaway are to the northwest and Mountain Lakes is to the northeast.

Just under 36% of the adult population is married with another 13% either divorced or separated. About 43% have never been married. Morristown is home to several public and private elementary schools as well as Morristown High School.

Representing the town of Morristown and surrounding areas, The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides legal counsel in the area of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has 22 years of experience as an attorney and has handled hundreds of cases. He has represented numerous clients in many matters, including child support, alimony and child relocation. He has handled domestic abuse cases and drafted prenuptial agreements and divorce decrees.

In addition to his experience as a family law attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also served as an adjunct professor for 13 years. He is trained as a mediator and has written numerous articles on family law. It is this diverse background that makes him effective in handling the cases of his clients. Mr. Van Aulen is a compassionate attorney who understands the complexities that come with divorce and child custody. He understands that it takes a toll on the people involved physically, mentally and financially. He listens to each case, looking past the legal ramifications to the emotional and psychological impact to provide the best legal counsel for his clients.

Mr. Van Aulen is a skilled negotiator and often resolves his clients' cases without the time and expense of litigation. When the resolution cannot be found, he is prepared to provide strong and capable representation.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen proudly serve the people of Morris County. The main office is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Mr. Van Aulen and his team provide many services in family law, including:

  • 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

Contact Mr. Van Aulen today for a consultation. Call The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen at 201-845-7400 to schedule an appointment.

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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