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Roselle is a borough located in the middle of Union County in New Jersey, which lies on the northeastern portion of the state. This community has a rich and interesting history. One of the most intriguing facts about the town is that it was the location of the first overhead electric lighting system in the world which was built by Thomas Edison. The first church to be powered by electricity was the First Presbyterian Church, which is still standing.

This borough has a total area of just over 2.5 square miles and a population of 21,085, according to the 2010 United States Census. Roselle Park lies to the northwest along with Kenilworth. To the east is Elizabeth while Cranford and Garwood are on the west side. Linden and Hillside are also located nearby with Union less than two miles to the northwest. Newark is less than seven miles with Brooklyn just over 16 miles away.

Almost one-third of the residents are first generation citizens with the majority of them coming from Latin America. Those who are native born have interesting ancestries, including West Indian, German, Irish, Italian and Sub-Saharan African. More of the adult population has never been married than those who are either married now or have been married in the past. Approximately 44% have never said "I do" while just over 40% are now married. Another 9% are either separated or divorced.

Residents who live in Roselle or any of the surrounding boroughs and cities can contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen for legal representation in divorce or other matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen is a practicing attorney in the state of New Jersey with more than 22 years of experience. He is a dedicated, skilled attorney who is willing to fight for the rights of his clients even in the most difficult circumstances.

Mr. Van Aulen has successfully represented both men and women in child custody cases and in domestic abuse situations. He has handled child relocation and paternity cases for his clients. As a skilled negotiator, he often finds resolutions for his clients without the need to continue litigation. If the case cannot be resolved outside of court, Mr. Van Aulen will create a solid strategy for his client.

Along with his experience in the legal realm, Mr. Van Aulen has an impressive academic background. He served as an adjunct professor for 13 years, giving him in-depth knowledge in addition to his legal practice. He has also written numerous articles on various matters of family law. You can visit The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

Contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen if you need 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

If you are facing divorce or need legal counsel on other matters of family law, contact The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen today. Call him at 201-845-7400 to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation. Mr. Van Aulen will meet with you, get to know your situation and answer any questions you may have to help you move on with your life.

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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.
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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
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