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New Jersey

New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in size but the 11th largest in population. It is the most densely populated of all the states with 8,938,175, according to the estimation of the United States Census Bureau in 2014. It has a long and rich history and was one of the major areas for the Industrial Revolution. The state has five distinct regions, including the Gateway Region, Skylands, Shore, Delaware Valley and Pine Barrens. It is also often divided into three areas: North Jersey, Central Jersey and South Jersey.

Many people who live in New Jersey commute to work in New York City or Philadelphia. However, the longest boardwalk in the world is located in Atlantic City, which is also home to many casinos and hotels along with other industries to provide careers for many residents of The Garden State.

The entire state is urban with every county attaining that label. While New Jersey is often overshadowed by other surrounding states, it still plays an important role in American history. Grover Cleveland, one of the US Presidents, was born in New Jersey. This state is also the home of the first official baseball and basketball games.

Approximately one-fifth of the population is foreign born. Those who are native to the U.S. have diverse backgrounds as well with ancestries from Italy, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Latin America and other places. The divorce rate for New Jersey is 9%, according to the United States Census Bureau.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide representation for all of New Jersey in matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has over 22 years of experience in this area with success in hundreds of cases. He has handled numerous child custody cases for both men and women and provided legal counsel for those who are victims of domestic abuse. He has drafted divorce decrees and prenuptial agreements for his clients. Mr. Van Aulen is a trained mediator who has helped many attorneys settle their cases in his role as a member of the Early Settlement Panel in Bergen County. As a skilled negotiator, he has also been able to avoid litigation for his own clients.

Mr. Van Aulen served as an adjunct professor for 13 years. He has written more than 30 articles on family law. Mr. Van Aulen was certified as a matrimonial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, a distinction given to only a small percentage of the practicing attorneys in New Jersey. To receive this certification, an attorney must meet many stringent requirements such as being evaluated by their peers and completing extra continuing education courses. Mr. Van Aulen also passed an exam which was an extensive determination of his education and experience.

Family law is an area of the legal system which is complex and fraught with emotional turmoil. In many situations, all it takes is an objective person to help resolve the conflict. In other cases, an experienced attorney will fight for their clients’ rights to ensure that justice is served for all.

If you need strong, passionate legal representation, you want Mr. Van Aulen on your team. He is dedicated to providing a solid strategy for his clients. He understands the physical and emotional implications of divorce in addition to the legal situation. He listens to your story before offering legal advice based on your particular circumstances.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen 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

When you need an attorney on your side, you want someone like Peter Van Aulen. Contact him today at 201-845-7400 for a consultation. Set up an appointment at your preferred location and begin moving on with your life.

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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