Ridgewood is a growing community located in Bergen County, New Jersey. Situated about 20 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan, it is considered a bedroom community of New York City. According to the 2010 United States Census, it has a population of 24,958. It was listed in Money magazine’s Best Places to Live in America in 2011 and is located in the western portion of Bergen County, which is in the northeastern portion of New Jersey. Ridgewood is a town of only 5.8 square miles. The towns nearest to it include, Wyckoff, Hawthorne, Waldwick, Midland Park and Glen Rock. It is located about 22 miles from New York City, 17 miles from Newark and just 5 miles from Paterson. The average size of a family is 3.34. It is home to a variety of ethnic and national groups, including Irish, Italian, German and Polish. The median household income is above the average for New Jersey as a whole while the unemployment rate is below the average.
The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen serve the town of Ridgewood in Bergen County. Mr. Van Aulen is an experienced family law attorney that can take on the tough cases in Ridgewood. He has been serving families in New Jersey for twenty-two years. He has won numerous child custody cases for both men and women and handled hundreds of divorce decrees. In addition, he serves as a mediator to seek resolution in family conflicts without going to litigation. Mr. Van Aulen’s background includes thirteen years as a professor, giving him the academic background to combine with his practical experience. He also was certified as a Matrimonial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. His goal is to use his background to give you strong representation and create an effective strategy to ensure you get the results you want. In addition to divorce and child custody cases, Mr. Van Aulen has experience in international child abduction and child relocation. He also negotiates prenuptial agreements and modifies support agreements to fit changes in the case.
Divorce is one of the most difficult situations families can face. When children are involved, it can complicate matters for both parties. During this time, you need an attorney that understands the emotions involved as well as the facts of the situation. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provide a safe and stable environment to work through your case and either move through mediation or onto litigation.
The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides assistance in the following areas:
- Child Support
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Child Relocation
- Domestic Violence
- Grandparent Visitation and Custody
- Modification of Support
- College Tuition Disputes
If you want a competent attorney that is knowledgeable about matters of family law and has the compassion to listen before providing recommendations, you want to schedule an appointment with Mr. Peter Van Aulen. He offers a free initial consultation to meet with you so you can decide if he is the right attorney to represent you in this difficult situation. Contact him today at 201-845-7400 to get the help you need.