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Located at the southernmost area of Passaic County is the city of Passaic, New Jersey. It has a population of 69,781 which is an increase of almost 3% since the previous census. Numbers are based on the 2010 United States Census. It is situated right along the Passaic River and was given a Lenape name that means “valley.”

Passaic takes up just over three square miles and is a bustling community with several business districts within the township. It is surrounded by several smaller towns, including Garfield to the north and Hasbrouck Heights to the east. Rutherford and Wallington also lie to the east while Cliffton is located on the west. Nutley is south of the city. Highway 21 runs through the eastern edge of Passaic with Broadway and Main Avenue being two of the major roads that link the different parts of the city.

Native residents come from various ancestries, including Italian, Russian, Polish, Irish and German. Almost half of the population is foreign born with the majority originating from Latin America. Over half of the adult residents have never been married with just under 33% currently married. Another 6% have been divorced.

Those who need experienced legal counsel in the matters of family law can turn to The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen. Mr. Van Aulen has been a practicing attorney for 22 years and specializes in divorce and family matters, including child custody and alimony. He has drafted divorce decrees and prenuptial agreements, represented men and women in child custody and intervened in the matters of child abduction. He is a strong advocate for victims of domestic abuse. Mr. Van Aulen is dedicated to his clients and provides a passionate, dedicated defense.

In addition to his extensive experience as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also served as an adjunct professor of law. He has been trained as a mediator. He is a skilled negotiator and works hard to find quick resolution for his clients. However, he is not afraid to take a case to court and will provide a strong defense even in difficult situations.

No matter where you are in your divorce or what other issues you may be facing, Mr. Van Aulen can help. He provides a sympathetic ear and listens to you tell your story. He then develops a powerful strategy to reach the results you desire. He will keep you updated on the progress of the case while handling the daily details.Mr.Van Aulen's office is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen offers 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

Contact Mr. Van Aulen to find out how he can help with your case. Trust that he will guide you through the complex circumstances of divorce to obtain the best results possible in an unfortunate situation. Call him at 201-845-7400 to set up an appointment for a free initial consultation.

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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