West Milford

West Milford, an 80-plus square mile municipality located in Passaic County, NJ, sits in the "Heart of the Highlands." Its beautiful mountainous terrain, dotted with nearly forty tranquil lakes, is crisscrossed by narrow roads that run along its scenic valleys and ridges.

Most of its 10,000 homes are situated on its numerous lakes. These homes which were once summer bungalows, have been added onto creating year round residence. Construction has continued to develop new housing and neighborhoods and there is certain to be a home just right for any chooser. A major state highway, Route 23, winding parallel to the Pequannock River, provides its main transportation links to the outside world. A community widely recognized for its commitment to youth activities, yet recreation programs are available for people of all ages. Recreational sports, hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, boating, and fishing, attract some hardy tourists, but West Milford's main attraction for local residents is its vast extent of largely undeveloped and state protected forests, nearly two-thirds of the entire municipality.

For residents in a small borough like West Milford, when they need legal help in family issues, they want an attorney they can count on. The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides representation for this community and all of Passaic County on matters of divorce and family law. Mr. Van Aulen has twenty-two years of experience in this area. That is over two decades of fighting for his clients and representing them in tough cases that include child custody, alimony, international child abduction and other issues. At the same time, Mr. Van Aulen is a skilled negotiator and has been trained as a mediator. He has seen many situations come to a successful conclusion without going to court. However, if a resolution cannot be found and you must take your case to court, he will be right there beside you. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases and is dedicated to his clients. In addition, he is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney. It is a designation that has been given to only a few attorneys in New Jersey. He has written numerous articles on family and divorce law which can be viewed on his website.

Family law and divorce issues handled by Peter Van Aulen are as follows:

  • Divorce
  • Annulment
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Divorce And Family Law Mediation
  • College Tuition Disputes
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Modification of Support
  • Child Relocation
  • Grandparent Visitation & Custody
  • Division of Assets
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • International Child Abduction
  • Alimony
  • Prenuptial Agreements

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen is located in Saddle Brook. The office is located near Route 80, Route 17, New Jersey Turnpike, and the New Jersey Parkway which makes it accessible to many towns in North New Jersey.  Please call Peter Van Aulen today at (201) 845-7400 for a free 30 minute in office consultation.

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.
★★★★★
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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