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Verona is a township located in New Jersey in Essex County. It has been recognized as one of the best places to live in New Jersey Monthly where it ranked at #1 for Essex County. It was listed as #3 in the state for the Top Places to Live in New Jersey. This small community has a population of 13,332 according to the 2010 United States Census. It spans an area of around 2.8 square miles and is located between two mountains with a small river nearby providing breathtaking views for residents and visitors.

Nearby Verona are several other small towns, including Montclair, Cedar Grove, North Caldwell and Upper Montclair. Caldwell and Essex Fells lie to the west while Glen Ridge lies to the southeast. East Orange is about five miles away and is the closest town with a population over 50,000. Newark is about 7.5 miles to the southeast with Manhattan almost 15 miles away.

Just over 10% of the residents are foreign-born with many originating from Europe, Asia or Latin America. Ancestries of those native to the United States include Italian, German, Irish, Polish, English and Russian. Nearly 58% of the adult population is married with another 8% divorced or separated.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides representation for the residents of Verona and the surrounding communities. Mr. Van Aulen is an experienced attorney with 22 years in practice. He focuses in family law and divorce. He is a dedicated, compassionate attorney that is not afraid to take on difficult cases to become a strong advocate for his clients. He has handled a variety of cases, including child custody, international child abduction and paternity testing. He has represented both men and women in child custody cases.

Mr. Van Aulen has been recognized for his years of service and education with certification from the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. In addition to his experience as a family law attorney, Mr. Van Aulen has also been an adjunct professor of law. He has authored numerous articles on matters of family law and been trained as a mediator.

You can count on Mr. Van Aulen to provide solid counsel and legal advice for your situation. If you are contemplating divorce or need help with obtaining custody of your child or children, you want an attorney who will fight hard on your behalf. Contact him for a free initial consultation, and you can determine if you are ready to take the next step.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey conveniently near Route 80, New Jersey Parkway, Route 17 and New Jersey Turnpike.

Mr. Van Aulen can help in many areas, including:

  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Paternity
  • Annulment
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Child Relocation
  • Modification of Support
  • College Tuition Disputes

Contact Mr. Van Aulen today at 201-845-7400 if you need legal help. Trust him to guide you through this stage in your life so that you are able to move on. Call him to set up an appointment for your 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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