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Wanaque is a borough that is located in the northeastern portion of Passaic County in New Jersey. Passaic County lies on the northeast part of the state. The population of Wanaque is 11,116, according to the 2010 United States Census, which was an increase from the 2000 Census.

The population of this borough is made up of a diverse group of people. The majority is urban with only 2% being rural. Approximately 14% are foreign-born with just over 4% coming from Asia and 3.5% from Europe. Of those who are native-born, their ancestry comes from Italy, Ireland, Germany, Poland and England. Just over 56% of the adult population is married while 9% are either divorced or separated.

The borough of Wanaque is located just 25 miles from Manhattan. Nearby towns include Pompton Lakes and Riverdale to the south, Ringwood to the north, Bloomingdale and Kinnelon to the west and Oakland to the east. Wayne has a population just over 50,000 and lies seven miles to the southeast. Newark is almost 22 miles in the same direction.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides services in matters of family law for the residents of Wanaque. Mr. Van Aulen is an experienced attorney with 22 years of practice. He has written up prenuptial agreements, drafted divorce decrees and obtained restraining orders for his clients. In addition to his experience as a family law attorney, Mr. Van Aulen is also trained as a mediator. He serves as a member of the Early Settlement Panel and listens to divorce cases to provide recommendations that might result in resolution to avoid litigation. He also served 13 years as an adjunct professor.

It is because of his vast experience that Mr. Van Aulen is a trusted attorney who fights for his clients. He has been recognized for his dedication and expertise by being certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. In his years of practice, he has handled numerous cases. He has successfully represented both men and women in child custody cases and defended victims of domestic abuse. No matter how difficult the case, Mr. Van Aulen is committed to creating a solid defense for his clients.

If you are going through a difficult time and believe that divorce might be the best answer, you need to find an attorney that you can trust. With Mr. Van Aulen, you have someone dedicated to family matters and can provide sound legal advice and counsel for your particular situation. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

Mr. Van Aulen provides the following services for his 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 for a free initial consultation and see how he can help you. You want to go into a divorce with someone who is knowledgeable and experienced. This is a difficult and emotionally-trying time in your life and you need someone on your side. 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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