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West Orange

West Orange is a lovely township located in Essex County, New Jersey. It is a growing community situated between two beautiful large parks. Eagle Rock Reservation provides the northeastern border while the South Mountain Reservation lies along the southern border. The population is 46,207, according to the 2010 United States Census, showing a growth of almost 18% since 1990. The township spans just over 12 miles with four distinct neighborhoods.

Surrounding West Orange are several other small communities, including Orange, East Orange and South Orange that all lie to the south or southeast. Essex Fells and Roseland are to the northwest while Montclair, Verona and Glen Ridge are on the northeast side. Newark is just five miles to the southeast while Manhattan lies almost 15 miles due east.

West Orange is a diverse community with almost one-fourth of residents originating from overseas. The majority of those residents come from Latin America while others hail from Asia or Europe. For the native-born Americans, they also represent diverse ancestries, including Italian, Irish, German, Russian, West Indian and Polish. About half of the adult population is married with another almost 10% either divorced or separated.

Representing West Orange and the surrounding communities, The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides help in matters of family law. Mr. Van Aulen has been a practicing attorney for 22 years. He has handled divorce cases, child custody suits and many other situations. He is a strong advocate for victims of domestic abuse while also representing those who have been falsely accused. He has drafted prenuptial agreements and divorce decrees and successfully obtained restraining orders. Mr. Van Aulen has also been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial attorney, a distinction held only be a small percentage of practicing attorneys.

In addition to his long and successful career as an attorney, Mr. Van Aulen is also a trained mediator and has served 13 years as an adjunct professor of law. It is his diverse background and education that provides the unique skill set that serves his clients well. He listens to your story and then prepares a strong defense on your behalf. As a skilled negotiator, he often avoids litigation while reaching a satisfactory resolution. He understands the toll that divorce and custody battles take on families and works hard to obtain the desired results quickly.You can visit The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Peter Van Aulen is conveniently near Route 80, New Jersey Turnpike, Route 17 and New Jersey Parkway.

The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen provides services in the following areas:

  • 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

If you are seeking legal counsel for your situation, give Mr. Van Aulen a call at 201-845-7400. He is an attorney that you can rely on to provide the sound counsel and legal help that you need. Contact him today for a free initial 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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