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North New Jersey

New Jersey is often broken down into three distinct regions, with North Jersey being the uppermost part of the state. It does not have specific boundaries but does include the New York City Metropolitan Area. Many consider anything north of I-295 and I-195 part of North Jersey. Another defining border is the Raritan River. Certain counties are usually included in the North Jersey maps, such as Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Monmouth County, Mercer County, Morris County, Sussex County, Passaic County, Somerset County, Union County and Warren County.

Some of the towns included in North Jersey are Paterson, Jersey City, Newark, Saddle Brook, Union and Totowa. The majority of the area is urban, which comprises the Gateway Region. The Skylands Region is also part of North Jersey and is more rural.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide legal counsel for the residents of North New Jersey. Mr. Van Aulen is a dedicated attorney with more than 22 years of experience in family law. He has handled difficult child custody cases in addition to child relocation, and international child abduction cases. He has successfully represented both men and women in child custody and is a strong advocate for victims of domestic abuse as well as those who have been wrongfully accused.

Mr. Van Aulen has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. This designation is given to only a handful of attorneys who have met the requirements in experience, education and skills for family law. In addition, Mr. Van Aulen has been trained as a mediator to help resolve cases by other attorneys in his position as a member of the Early Settlement Panel in Bergen County. Furthermore, he served as an adjunct professor for 13 years.

It is this combination of legal and academic experience that makes Mr. Van Aulen stand out as a family law attorney in North New Jersey. He is a compassionate attorney who understands the physical, mental and emotional toll that divorce and child custody battles puts on the family. He listens to your situation and provides sound legal advice to help you move forward with your life. As a skilled negotiator, Mr. Van Aulen has successfully avoided litigation in many of his cases. However, he is not afraid to take a case to litigation to ensure the best results for his clients.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for any of 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

Mr. Van Aulen offers a consultation to discuss your case. Call him today at 201-845-7400 to set up 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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