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Pequannock Township

Located in northern New Jersey, Pequannock Township is a small township in Morris County. According to the 2010 United States Census, it has a population of 15,420 and is a growing community. The name of the township and the Pequannock River are believed to have come from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. The community has been recognized in New Jersey Monthly as one of the Best Places to Live in 2011 and 2013. It was also deemed as the Best Bang for the Buck.

This township features a long and rich history beginning in the mid-1700s. It is also the location of several historic sites, including the Giles Mandeville House, which was a stone building that served as part of the Underground Railroad. The Pequannock Township Museum is located in the Pompton Plains Railroad Station which served the area until 1966. The second oldest building in Pequannock Township is the Martin Berry House, another historical place.

Residents have easy access to other boroughs with I-287 running through the northwest portion of the township and Route 23 along the eastern edge. Bus service provides public transportation to the area while rail stations are nearby.

Pequannock Township encompasses an area of 7 square miles and features several historic sites within the community. I-287 runs through the western portion of the township for easy access to other areas of the state. It is bordered by Pompton Lakes to the north and Lincoln Park to the south. Only 7% of residents are foreign-born with the majority of them coming from Europe and Asia. Ancestors of native-born residents are diverse, including German, Irish, Italian, Dutch, Polish and English.

Residents of Pequannock Township, Morris County and other areas of northern New Jersey can rely on The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for legal counsel in matters of divorce and family law. Mr. Van Aulen has more than 22 years of experience handling cases involving child custody, child relocation and other matters of family law. He has drafted divorce decrees and prenuptial agreements and knows the details that enable these documents to hold up in court. He is a strong advocate for victims of domestic abuse and has obtained several restraining orders. He has also defended those who have been falsely accused of domestic abuse.

Mr. Van Aulen also served as adjunct professor for 13 years. He has been trained as a mediator where he provided legal counsel to help provide resolution without the need for further litigation. His negotiation skills have served him well with his own clients in finding effective resolutions in a timely and cost-efficient manner. However, Mr. Van Aulen is not afraid to take on challenging cases that must go through litigation, and he will fight for his clients’ best interests. Mr. Van Aulen understands that family law is often fraught with raw emotions that can influence the case. He listens with compassion while being the voice of reason to help clients move through this situation so they can go on with their lives.

If you are contemplating divorce or dealing with a custody battle for your children, you need an attorney who is dedicated to working hard on your behalf. Mr. Van Aulen is a compassionate attorney who understands the complexities of family matters and the laws that govern them. He will provide solid legal counsel and advise you based on your situation to help you achieve the best results.Visit The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide the following services for clients:

  • 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 help with your family situation. Call The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen at 201-845-7400 to schedule your consultation.

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