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Ramsey is a small-to-mid sized borough located in the northeastern corner of Bergen County, New Jersey. Its nearly 5.6 square miles are home to 14,727 residents, with a slow and steady population increase since 2000 Census data was measured. It is located near I-287, and the Main Line railroad runs through the heart of the community. Ramsey's neighboring New Jersey boroughs include Allendale, Upper Saddle River, Saddle River, Waldwick, Wyckoff, Mahwah, and Ho-Ho-Kus, and the New York boroughs of Airmont and Suffern. Ramapo, New York, the nearest city of over 50,000, is a little over five miles northeast of Ramsey, while New York City's burgeoning metropolis is around 27 miles to the southeast. Most of the borough's nearly 15% of immigrated residents hail from Eurasia, while native citizens trace their ancestry back to Italian, Irish, German, English, Polish, and local roots. Well over half of Ramsey's residents have a Bachelor's degree or higher education. Over 60% are currently wed, and a little over 9% have experienced divorce.

The borough is home to several restaurants and shops, a movie theater and other entertainment options. It’s also the site of a historical building known the Old Stone House, which was built in the early 1700s of stone and hog’s hair. It was a Dutch farmhouse and later became a tavern during the American Revolution. Two large companies make their homes in Ramsey. Flight Centre is the parent company of Liberty Travel which also includes GGO Worldwide Vacations. Konica Minolta, the famous camera manufacturer also has its US offices located here. The most common industries for residents to find careers in Ramsey include finance, insurance, health care and education. Blue collar jobs include manufacturing and construction. The borough provides entertainment for the residents with the country club and an 18-hole golf course as well as Finch Park. Finch Park has a playground, fields and hockey rink as well as basketball courts. The schools also open their tennis courts, softball fields and other sporting facilities to the community. Suraci Pond provides fishing, hiking and places for picnicking for locals to enjoy.

When Ramsey residents need a great lawyer to go to bat for them in family law matters, they turn to the Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen. He has over twenty-two years of experience practicing family law in the State of New Jersey. In addition, he has demonstrated remarkable acumen, skill, education, and experience in the field of divorce and family law, and in addition has passed extensive exams and reviews by peers and judges. These qualifications led to him receiving the honor of being certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. Mr. Van Aulen also served as an adjunct professor for thirteen years. Mr. Van Aulen has successfully represented clients on both sides of difficult issues, and takes the time to listen to your concerns before crafting a honed plan of legal action to protect your rights. He is willing to take both large and small cases, and will see you through to the end. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook New Jersey.

Family law covers a wide array of topics. Issues represented by the Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen include:

  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Annulment
  • Divorce
  • Division of Assets
  • Alimony
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • Child Support
  • Modification of Support
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Paternity
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Child Relocation
  • Domestic Violence
  • International Child Abduction
  • Cohabitation Cases
  • Restraining Order Cases

Mr. Van Aulen is a caring, thoughtful and knowledgeable attorney eager to put his over two decades of legal acumen to work on your behalf. When complications arise in your legal endeavors, you can trust him to stay the course and fight for your rights. Why not set up a free initial consultation with him today? Call the Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen 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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