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New Milford

New Milford is a borough in the middle or Bergen County, New Jersey. It encompasses a little over two square miles and is surrounded by other boroughs. To the east lies Dumont and Bergenfield. On the west is River Edge. Teaneck borders the south side while Oradell is to the north of New Milford. Other boroughs nearby include Emerson, Paramus and Cresskill. The next largest city in the area is Paterson at a little less than eight miles to the east. Jersey City is 15 miles away while New York City is almost 17 miles southeast. Almost 30% of the residents of New Milford are foreign born with the majority of them coming from Asia. Others hail from Europe or Latin America. The population of New Milford is 16,341, according to the numbers from the 2010 United States Census. Of those who were born in the U.S., they have a diverse lineage. Ancestries represented in New Milford include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and West Indian. Almost 60% of the adult population is married and another 5% are divorced.

New Milford provides a complete education for students through high school with its public school system. Additionally, the high school has sub-academies within its program which are similar to Bergen Academies. It offers the school of history and the school of sciences. It is also home to The Art Center of Northern New Jersey. Bus service provides public transportation while rail service is available with stations in River Edge. The most common industries in New Milford include retail and technical services with construction adding ten percent of the job opportunities. The average commute is 20 to 30 minutes for residents.

Communities like New Milford need an experienced attorney that they can turn to for legal advice in domestic matters. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen represent the residents of this community and other nearby areas in the area of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has 22 years of experience and represented hundreds of clients. He has handled numerous divorces. He has also represented both men and women in child custody cases and even grandparents. He helps his clients obtain alimony and child support and even requests modifications when circumstances change. Mr. Van Aulen is a dedicated attorney who is willing to tackle the tough cases to get the best results for his clients. He is also a trained mediator and provides mediation services. He takes the time to listen to his clients and provides solid legal advice based on his years of experience. In addition to his legal background, Mr. Van Aulen served as an adjunct professor for thirteen years.

When you need an attorney to assist you with family issues requiring legal attention, you want someone honest and dedicated, someone knowledgeable in New Jersey law and someone with a proven track record. Mr. Van Aulen is committed to providing the best legal counsel for all of his clients. His office is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide legal counsel in many aspects of family law, including:

  • Divorce
  • International Child Abduction
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • Mediation
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Annulment
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Relocation
  • Modification of Support
  • College Tuition Disputes
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Restraining Orders

Divorce, child custody and other domestic issues are never easy to deal with. Emotions get involved, often to the point where parties cannot work out terms on their own. They cannot see past their anger, rejection or hurt to what is best for everyone, including themselves. If you want to move forward with your life, you need to get past this situation. Don’t try to handle it alone when you need experienced legal help. Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen to schedule an appointment. Call 201-845-7400 for a free initial consultation to discuss your 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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